TSA officers find high-capacity gun magazines hidden in an infant toy at Orlando airport


There’s a reason that Transportation Security Administration screens everything.

TSA officers discovered two high capacity magazines in an infant’s toy at the Orlando International Airport that was made to look factory-sealed. The security agency disclosed the discover in its “Week in Review” post covering Nov. 4 through Nov. 17.

The magazines in the toy were among 205 firearms found in carry-on bags between Nov 4 and Nov. 17. Of that number, 176 were loaded. During that period, 31.7 million passengers were screened by TSA, according to the post written by Jay Wagner.

“This case also elucidates the reason why the TSA must and does screen everything that is heading for the aircraft in order to keep you safe every day,” Sari Koshetz, TSA spokesperson, told USA TODAY in an email.

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Source: USA TODAY