Tuesday April 23rd, 2019 2:08AM

Two loaded guns, two inert grenades recovered at Atlanta airport

By The Associated Press
ATLANTA (AP) -- Federal authorities say three people were found trying to take loaded guns and inert grenades onto flights departing from Atlanta's airport.<br /> <br /> TSA officials said in a statement Thursday that two loaded guns were found in carry-on bags at 6:40 and 7 a.m. Officials say screeners also found two inert grenades in a third passenger's checked bag around 10:30 a.m. Authorities say the weapons were recovered in unrelated cases and the grenades were given to local police.<br /> <br /> Atlanta police say a 35-year-old man who said he forgot his gun was in his bag was arrested for having an expired permit.<br /> <br /> Former reality television star Benzino was also arrested at the airport Wednesday for having a gun in his bag.<br /> <br /> Unloaded firearms may fly in checked bags and grenades are prohibited.
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