Gun Parts Found in Stuffed Animals at RI Airport
- Duration 1:40
- Date May 9, 2012
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Well John this is quite a story a forty caliber handgun actually -- parts and ammunition.
That was what was found inside three different separate stuffed animals at the airport.
The stuffed animals found inside to carry -- -- a four year old boy who was traveling with his dad from Rhode Island to Detroit.
The screeners noticed the weapon they brought in security.
They opened up the stuffed animals and officers found that handgun.
This assemble different parts in different dolls they found the ammo to here's the airport police chief.
It appears to be the result of a domestic dispute.
Who was jointly investigated by the around airport police the FBI and around state police and it was determined that there was no threat to his safety at any time.
Well so obviously still a lot of questions about all of this and I spent some time this morning on the phone with.
Someone from the airport police in Rhode Island they wouldn't tell me what kind of domestic dispute the chief was just talking about they didn't tell me that the man was detained and held overnight.
Vetted completely and then let go he and -- sun allowed to continue on their way.
To Detroit minus of course Mickey -- the gang and the weapons in the -- as well it's against the law to carry a concealed weapon onto an airplane.
But the man whose name is still not be released so far is not being charged.
The police and FBI are still looking into it John and there may be an update on the story I'm told a little bit later on today.
Yes somebody's got to ask you -- that four year old bagged four year -- bag I'm guessing it would question someone gets to explain to the kid why is stuffed animals got cutting apparently he had no idea they were in his stuff -- yeah I'm guessing that child is not responsible here -- full well thank you.