Man with loaded gun arrested at Bradley International Airport

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Windsor Locks, CT (WFSB ) — Troopers assigned to Bradley International Airport arrested a man who had a loaded gun and ammunition in his backpack.

Troopers arrested 24-year-old South Windsor resident, Jordan Anthony Butler on charges of circumventing or failing to comply with airport security measures, illegal possession of a high capacity magazine, and carrying without a permit.

Butler was arrested on Saturday at about 3:30 p.m.

Transportation Security Administration (TSA) officials notified troopers of a carry-on bag with a loaded gun inside spotted on x-ray machines at the checkpoint.

Butler told troopers he forgot about the weapon in his bag, troopers said.

Troopers said they found a 16 round magazine and was loaded with 12 rounds of ammunition, including one round in the chamber.

Butler is due in Enfield Superior Court on Aug 27.

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