Woman arrested at BWI airport after TSA finds gun

Posted at 6:36 PM, Jun 30, 2017
and last updated 2017-06-30 18:36:50-04

 The Transportation Security Administration says a woman was arrested after officers found a loaded handgun in her purse at a security checkpoint at a Maryland airport. The TSA said in a statement that the woman had a .380 caliber semi-automatic handgun loaded with five bullets in her purse at BWI Airport.

The gun detected us the 16th firearm TSA officers have found at BWI so far in 2017.

ABC 2 News contributed to this story.