Most often, news relating to TSA includes some new form of scanner or program which may or may not let you get through the line faster, however, this news is something a bit more like one of tvs Americas stupidest people award shows. This is a review of what TSA found when searching the millions of bags traveling to and from their destinations during the holiday season. Amusing and a bit disturbing, these and other items are what keep TSA on their toes when trying to protect their passengers. Be amused or disturbed with a look at some of the things found in recent weeks from TSA.
Big And Bulky – Certainly not disguised or even trying to be sneaky, this person decided that they needed their chainsaw. Completely allowed by TSA standards, but this person decided that it needed to be full of gasoline when being transported. Chainsaw, no problem. Chainsaw filled with a flammable liquid, problem.
Concealed and Dangerous –
350,000 volt “lipstick” stun gun, found in carry on
Knife designed to look like a lipstick with 4 inch blade found in carry on
Steak knife in shoe
11” machete in carry on
Pepper spray in a carry on
Other items found by TSA Staff included:
Note: You may bring firearms, but they must be checked and declared to the airline. In addition, they can not be loaded. You can learn more about what you can and can not bring with you by visiting TSA.gov for more information.
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