Rep. Madison Cawthorn cited for having a gun at Charlotte airport

Posted on AllSides April 26th, 2022
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Rep. Madison Cawthorn, R-N.C., was cited Tuesday for having a loaded 9mm handgun at a TSA checkpoint at Charlotte Douglas International Airport, the second time he has been stopped with a firearm at an airport since taking office last year.

The incident occurred just before 9 a.m., when Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department said it was notified that Transportation Security Administration agents had found a firearm, ammunition and a magazine in Cawthorn's belongings at a security checkpoint, according to a police report.

Cawthorn was issued a citation in lieu of an arrest for possession...

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