crimes and misdemeanors

Man Makes Unbelievably Lazy Attempt to Smuggle Gun Past JFK Security

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A Pennsylvania man is facing 25 years in prison after trying to pass through a security checkpoint at JFK Airport with a loaded handgun and brass knuckles. Even worse: Authorities say 55-year-old Richard Forti hid the gun in the pocket of a vest he placed in a tray and sent through the X-ray machine. At least the guy who hid cocaine in goat meat earlier this month was trying to keep airport officials on their toes.

Man Makes Lazy Attempt to Bring Gun Through JFK