Transportation Security Administration officers at two Idaho airports discovered loaded firearms in the carry-on luggage of two separate passengers, one in Idaho Falls and one in Boise, in the span of four days.
On Friday morning, a TSA officer at the Idaho Falls Regional Airport found a loaded Taurus 9 mm G2C semi-automatic handgun in the luggage of a man bound for Las Vegas, according to a news release from the Transportation Security Administration. There were 12 rounds of ammunition in the weapon.
Then, on Monday morning, a TSA officer at the Boise Airport found a Smith & Wesson M&P Shield 9 mm in the carry-on luggage of a man headed for Chicago. This gun was also loaded, this time with five rounds of ammunition.
Both officers saw the guns on the x-ray screens used to scan carry-on luggage, according to the release. You can read a full report here at idahopress.com.