Man accused of boarding with plane with loaded gun

March 25, 2010 3:26:46 PM PDT
A man from Montana is accused of trying to board a plane at O'Hare Airport with a loaded handgun.

Prosecutors say 58-year-old Ronald Peterson was arrested Wednesday after airport screeners saw a Glock 357 semi-automatic gun in his carry-on bag.

Peterson was a ticketed passenger on a United Airlines flight to Bismarck, North Dakota. He had a state of Montana concealed weapon permit in his possession. But he is now charged with two felonies.


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