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July 10, 2013 at 6:22 PM

TSA finds loaded guns, ammunition at Sea-Tac

Transportation Security Administration officers at Seattle-Tacoma Airport discovered two loaded guns and 56 rounds of ammunition in three separate instances during routine screening at the security checkpoint Wednesday morning. TSA officers detected a .380 Sig Sauer loaded with eight rounds in a carry-on bag at 5:20 a.m., according to TSA Northwest Region spokeswoman Lorie Dankers. The passenger…

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October 24, 2012 at 8:48 AM

Sea-Tac in top 10 list of airports with high number of TSA firings related to thefts

Seattle-Tacoma International Airport is in a three-way tie at number eight for the number of TSA employees fired for employee theft, according to ABC News. Seattle tied with Newark Liberty and Philadelphia International airports for  eighth place. The three airports had 12 TSA staffers fired. That’s based on an ABC News report put together after the news…

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October 9, 2012 at 9:39 AM

UPDATE: Leukemia patient embarrassed by Sea-Tac pat-down

UPDATE 4:41 P.M.| The TSA is now saying that, after looking at video surveillance, its officers followed protocol when they checked leukemia patient Michelle Dunaj at Sea-Tac Airport last week. “At no point did a TSA officer open the passenger’s medically necessary liquids and the passenger was never asked to remove or pull off any bandages,”…

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January 12, 2012 at 1:25 PM

TSA finds 2 handguns in Sea-Tac carry-on bags

The Associated Press  Security officers found handguns two straight days at checkpoints at Seattle-Tacoma International Airport. The Transportation Safety Administration says a .22-caliber was found in the carry-on bag Thursday of a man flying to San Francisco. It was loaded with eight rounds, including a bullet in the chamber. On Wednesday, a Glock pistol was discovered in…

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