Police: Loaded pistol found wrapped in man's coat at JFK Airport

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Sandra Bookman has the details on a passenger who was arrested after a stolen, loaded pistol was discovered at JFK Airport.

Port Authority Police say they arrested a passenger at JFK Airport who was caught with a stolen and loaded gun.

Police say the pistol was discovered wrapped in the suspect's coat as it passed through an x-ray machine at Terminal 4 on Friday morning.

George Vasquez, 61, of Queens was charged with criminal possession of a weapon. He had a ticket to fly to Atlanta on Delta Airlines.

Police say the pistol had been reported stolen in Georgia in 2011.
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