‘Hey, This Is a Game’: Exclusive

Airport Weapons Suspect Yongda Huang Harris to Investigators:

PHOTO: These are items investigators say Yongda Huang Harris had in his luggage when he was detained at Los Angeles International Airport on Oct. 5, 2012. Shown are a blackjack, left, holster and collapsible "asp" baton, right.
Weapons on Plane in Los Angeles

Oct. 10, 2012

A Boston-bound man arrested at Los Angeles International Airport wearing what appeared to be a bulletproof vest and transporting weapons in his luggage puzzled investigators by saying, “Hey, this is a game.”
Yongda Huang Harris, 28, a naturalized U.S. citizen who teaches English in China, was otherwise uncooperative with detectives and the FBI, which had an agent sit in on the questioning at the airport.
Like many of the known facts about Harris — now facing a federal charge for transporting hazardous material on an airplane