Firearms seized by TSA surpasses 2016 numbers with TPA top of the list

BY JESSICA DE LEON jdeleon NOVEMBER 20, 2017 09:57 PM

With the busiest week for travel in the nation underway, the number of firearms seized by Transportation Security Administration officers at Florida airports has already surpassed the 2016 total, the federal agency announced Monday.
In Florida this year, TSA officers have seized 440 firearms at security check points as of Monday, according to statistics released by TSA. Last year, a total of 411 firearms were seized at security checkpoints in Florida.
At the top of the list is Tampa International Airport.

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