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TSA Sees Influx Of Banned Items, Weapons At Airports Over Past 2 Weeks...

(WJZ) -- The TSA is renewing the warning to leave it at home or surrender it.

Check your bags and check again. It’s a warning TSA has sent to passengers for more than a decade.

But TSA spokeswoman Lisa Farbstein says over the past two to three weeks, the agency has collected bins full of banned items.

“In most cases there is no malicious intent, but at the same time, you don’t know about the person sitting next to you, whether they see if there’s a knife available, they might decide to use it,” Farbstein said.

This week at BWI, a man tried to clear security with razors in his shoes. The two one-inch blades were a manufacturer error.

“We actually do see people come who intentionally try to conceal weapons,” Farbstein said.

Passengers have come in with Tasers in black and pink.

Last week at a Salisbury airport, a man brought a fully loaded gun through the check point. Continue reading via WJZ...

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