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IND TSA Stops Man W/ Pellet Gun, B.P.Vest  
User currently offlineChase From United States of America, joined Nov 2005, 1054 posts, RR: 0
Posted (9 years 5 months 3 weeks 2 days 22 hours ago) and read 2768 times:

According to the ever-reliable (ha!) Indianapolis Star, TSA at IND stopped a man Sunday who was wearing an armored vest and carrying a pellet gun. They found him out when he tried to pass through security. He was not flying, but was attempting to escort relatives who were flying to their gate, and said he had the gun/vest because he felt he needed "protection".


[Edited 2006-12-04 20:47:13]

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User currently offlineDesertJets From United States of America, joined Feb 2000, 7906 posts, RR: 14
Reply 1, posted (9 years 5 months 3 weeks 2 days 21 hours ago) and read 2751 times:

How the heck do you not remember that you're carrying a pellet gun and wearing a bulletproof vest?

Somehow this kid's story doesn't add up.... while I don't think he had nefarious intents, I can safely say he isn't the sharpest tool in the shed.

and lastly how in the world did he make it up to the checkpoint w/o a valid boarding pass???

Stop drop and roll will not save you in hell. --- seen on a church marque in rural Virginia
User currently offlineIndy From United States of America, joined Jan 2005, 4625 posts, RR: 16
Reply 2, posted (9 years 5 months 3 weeks 2 days 19 hours ago) and read 2687 times:

What is a 19 year old high school senior doing with body armor in the first place? There are two clues that something isn't right. Maybe a 19 year old senior isn't all that uncommon these days. But a high school student with body armor certainly should be a red flag that something isn't right with this person. Either he had nefarious intentions and got caught or he has serious mental issues. What idiot wears body armor to an airport and carries a gun with them? He didn't forget. That is total nonsense.

Indy = Indianapolis and not Independence Air
User currently offlineWard86IND From United States of America, joined Apr 2006, 296 posts, RR: 0
Reply 3, posted (9 years 5 months 3 weeks 2 days 19 hours ago) and read 2673 times:

What an idiot!!!

I think it's funny that his relatives just took off without saying anything. How could they have not known what was going on?

Live your dream.
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