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Bakersfield woman arrested with gun at LAX checkpoint

A plane is shown taking off at the Los Angeles International Airport in this undated file photo.

April 13, 2012 12:00:00 AM PDT
A Bakersfield woman was arrested Friday morning for allegedly carrying a gun through a screening checkpoint at Los Angeles International Airport.

TSA agents confiscated an unloaded firearm in a carry-on bag at LAX Terminal 5. They also found a magazine loaded with six rounds.

Susan Barnes, 49, had a ticket for an Allegiant Air flight from Los Angeles to Idaho Falls. She was arrested by LAX police and booked at the Los Angeles Police Department Pacific Division Jail for possession of a concealed firearm.