Woman stopped at BWI for gun in lug­gage

The Washington Times Daily - - Metro -

Of­fi­cials in Mary­land charged a woman with hav­ing a gun in her carry-on lug­gage at Bal­ti­more Washington In­ter­na­tional Thur­good Mar­shall Air­port.

Sgt. Kirk Perez of the Mary­land Trans­porta­tion Au­thor­ity Po­lice said the .38-cal­iber gun was found just be­fore 9 a.m. Wed­nes­day when the woman was go­ing through air­port se­cu­rity.

Sgt. Perez said that Jane Hoover, 70, of Glen Burnie, ap­par­ently stored the weapon in the bag and for­got it was there. Sgt. Perez said she was ar­rested but later re­leased and was co­op­er­a­tive with po­lice.

Sgt. Perez said Ms. Hoover will have to re­turn to court to face the charge. The weapon was con­fis­cated.

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