Nu­gent’s wife ar­rested af­ter gun found in bag at air­port

Winnipeg Free Press - Section G - - ENTERTAINMENT -

DAL­LAS — The wife of rock mu­si­cian Ted Nu­gent has been ar­rested af­ter a hand­gun was found in her car­ryon lug­gage at an air­port se­cu­rity check­point.

Dal­las/Fort Worth In­ter­na­tional Air­port spokesman David Ma­gana con­firmed to The Dal­las Morn­ing News that 51-year-old She­mane Ann Nu­gent was taken into cus­tody Thurs­day.

She­mane Nu­gent’s at­tor­ney, David Finn, says she made an “hon­est mis­take” and ei­ther for­got or never knew the gun was in her bag. Finn says Nu­gent has a li­cence to carry a con­cealed weapon.

She’s been mar­ried to Ted Nu­gent since 1989. He’s an out­spo­ken sup­porter of gun rights who’s crit­i­cized lib­eral groups over Sec­ond Amend­ment mat­ters and other is­sues.

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