Gun, ammo found in passenger’s bag at Orlando International Airport

German Espinosa arrested on charge of carrying concealed weapon

Tower at Orlando International Airport (OIA)
Tower at Orlando International Airport (OIA) (WKMG)

ORLANDO, Fla. – A passenger is facing charges after deputies say he tried to sneak a gun through a security checkpoint at Orlando International Airport.

Investigators say German Espinosa, 29, was carrying a backpack with a 9mm firearm and several bullets inside it.

Deputies say a airport security screener made the discovery after putting Epinosa’s bag through an X-ray machine.

Investigators say Espinosa did not have a permit to carry a concealed firearm.

Espinosa was booked into the Orange County Jail and has since been released.

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