TSA Public Affairs spokesperson Lisa Farbstein shares transportation security information and tidbits.
A box of several hundred prohibited items detected by #TSA at #BUF. Mostly knives and gadgets with knives in them.
1 of 8 boxes of prohibited items detected by #TSA @ the #BUF checkpoint during the past few months. That's 400 lbs
1 of 8 boxes of prohibited items (about 400 pounds)caught at the #BUF checkpoint during the last few months.
Check out this "Swarm" message from a traveler who went through #CVG. I nominate him for the #TSA fan club.
Box with 87 rounds of .22 caliber ammo stopped by #TSA officers at #CRW this morning. Best to leave it at home.
This is the second of 2 stun guns that #TSA officers at #BWI detected at the checkpoint on Friday.
This is one of 2 stun guns that #TSA officers at #BWI detected on Friday. Purple, but prohibited.
#TSA officers at #IAD detected this stun gun in a passenger's carry-on bag yesterday. Good catch! #Dulles.
Now, would you know this was not a real gun if someone had it on a plane? #TSA at #SYR caught this BB gun today.
#TSA officers at #LGA detected a box of .22 caliber ammunition in a traveler's carry-on bag this morning.
3 kitchen knives wrapped in a towel at #EWR checkpoint Monday. Towel=good idea. Checked baggage=better idea. #TSA
Yesterday #TSA officers at #BWI caught 2 stun guns, a purple one and this one--pink. Prohibited in pink or purple.
#TSA at #BWI caught woman trying to bring purple stun gun past checkpoint. Prohibited in purple, people!
#TSA officers detected this magazine clip in a carry-on today at #JFK. No firearm parts allowed past checkpoints.
This grenade in a traveler's luggage at #SYR was detected by #TSA officers today. Fortunately it was inert.
#TSA officers at #ACY detected this butterfly knife on a traveler yesterday. All knives are prohibited on planes.
#TSA officers at #EWR detected this switchblade at a checkpoint yesterday. Results: PAPD arrested the traveler.
Woman stopped with this loaded gun by #TSA as she was escorting her child to the gate at #ILG yesterday.
#TSA officers at #SYR caught a traveler with brass knuckles in his carry-on bag on Saturday. They are prohibited.
Is there really any question about whether brass knuckles are weapons? #TSA detected this one at #CRW today.
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