Crawford County Man Stopped with Loaded Gun at Pittsburgh International Airport
A Crawford County man was stopped by Transportation Security Administration officers at Pittsburgh International Airport (PIT) Sunday after a loaded handgun was found in his carry-on bag.
The Cochranton resident was carrying a .25 caliber gun loaded with six bullets. He was stopped at the checkpoint in the early morning.
So far this year, this was the 13th gun stopped at the checkpoint. In 2018, TSA officers at the airport caught 34 firearms at the checkpoint.
Allegheny County Police were called to the checkpoint, where they confiscated the gun and took the man into custody for questioning.