PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — A Penn Hills woman was arrested after TSA agents discovered a handgun in her carry-on bag at Pittsburgh International Airport.
A TSA officer discovered the unloaded .22 caliber revolver on the security checkpoint’s X-ray machine monitor on Friday, May 15, just before 7 a.m.READ MORE: W. Va. Expects Vaccine Supply Surge As COVID-19 Deaths Drop
TSA contacted the Allegheny County Police, who responded to the checkpoint, confiscated the handgun, and detained the woman.READ MORE: Pa. Fish & Boat Commission Stocking Trout Ahead Of Opening Day
Allegheny County Police arrested 31-year-old Kierra Allen and charged her with firearms not to be carried without a license. They say she did not have a valid concealed weapons permit.
Allen was arraigned, and then released on her own recognizance.MORE NEWS: Overnight Perry North SWAT Situation Ends Peacefully
Police say they notified the FBI of the incident.