SALT LAKE CITY — A loaded gun was discovered in the carry-on bag of a woman at the Salt Lake International Airport Monday morning, officials said.
Transportation Security Administration officers found the Smith & Wesson Bodyguard 380 firearm at a security checkpoint. The suspect, Aubrey Luddington, was traveling to San Diego.
The Luddington was charged with carrying a concealed weapon in a sterile area.
This is the 29th firearm discovered by TSA at the airport’s security checkpoints this year, TSA officials said.
Guns are never allowed in carry-on bags, officials said. Visit http://go.usa.gov/TPK3on ways to legally travel with firearms.