Officials confiscate a loaded firearm at Yeager Airport

Published: Nov. 23, 2017 at 9:18 AM EST
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Transportation Security Administration officers found a handgun in a passengers carry-on bag at Yeager Airport (CRW), Thursday morning.

According to a release a from the Transportation Security Administration, the Huntington man was caught with a .380 caliber handgun loaded with three bullets. The officer who was staffing the checkpoint spotted the handgun as it appeared on the X-ray monitor.

TSA officers immediately contacted the Yeager Airport Police, who responded and confiscated the gun. There was no impact to airport operations.

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