Police Charge Woman For Loaded Gun Found In Purse At Philly Airport
By Steve Beck, Walt Hunter
PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — A female is in police custody after investigators say a loaded semi-automatic handgun was found in her purse at Philadelphia International Airport Wednesday morning.
According to investigators, Transportation Security Administration scanners found a loaded .45 caliber Glock in 53-year-old Kathryn Spiropoulos’ purse during a search at a security checkpoint.
The firearm was loaded with a magazine containing ten live rounds.
Spiropoulos, of Ewing Township, New Jersey, also had a credit card shaped object that folded into a knife in her purse.
She did not have a permit to carry.
Spiropoulos was immediately taken into police custody and questioned.
She has been arrested and charged with Violations of the Uniform Firearms Act.