NEWARK, N.J. (AP) -
Police say an Indiana man tried to board a flight for Chicago with an
assault weapon at New Jersey’s Newark airport.
police spokesman Joe Pentangelo says Southwest Airlines notified officers as
23-year-old Adam Urbano tried to go through security in Terminal A on
Thursday night. He had told the airline about the gun.
Pentangelo says the
Valparaiso, Ind., resident told officers he had purchased the weapon, which
was in a soft case, and 70 rounds of ammunition, for recreational purposes.
Urbano after they said he failed to produce the required legal documents.
He’s held on
$50,000 bail, charged with unlawful possession of an assault firearm and
large-capacity ammunition magazines.