ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (CBS) — A New Jersey woman was arrested at Atlantic City International Airport Monday after a pair of brass knuckles were found in her carry-on bag.
According to investigators, a TSA officer, who was operating the checkpoint X-ray machine, spotted the brass knuckles in the woman’s carry-on bag
TSA contacted the New Jersey State Police, who responded and removed the brass knuckles from the woman’s bag.
The woman, who was originally ticketed to fly to Orlando, was arrested on a local weapons charge. Her identity was not released.
TSA sent out a reminder that weapons — including brass knuckles — are not permitted in carry-on bags. Passengers who bring weapons to the checkpoint are subject to possible criminal charges from law enforcement and civil penalties from TSA.