The incident occurred about 2:30 p.m. as Anstine prepared to board a plane for Chicago. The screeners informed airport police, who secured the weapon and detained him, said Don Marti, public safety manager at the airport.Too bad he's not one of the ruling elite.
Lincoln police cited Anstine on suspicion of carrying a concealed weapon. He was not allowed to travel as planned.
The FBI and the U.S. Attorney's Office in Omaha are conferring on whether federal charges should be filed, Johnson said.
Thursday, October 27, 2005
Non-Senatorial Man With Gun Detained at Airport
A man who unfortunately is not a member of the Senate was detained at an airport for having a gun in his bag: