NEWARK, NJ (WABC) -- A New York man was arrested for bringing a loaded gun to Newark Liberty International Airport on Sunday.
TSA officers detected a .32 caliber firearm, which was loaded with six rounds of hollow-point bullets, in the man's carry-on bag.
The suspect, Gregory J. Soltanoff (40) from Woodstock, NY, was passing through the airport checkpoint when the gun was detected by the X-ray machine.
TSA officers immediately contacted the Port Authority Police who confiscated the firearm and arrested the man on a weapons charge.
Travelers who bring firearms to an airport checkpoint are subject to criminal charges from law enforcement and civil penalties from TSA of up to $11,000.