Chicago man arrested in Mass. airport bomb threat

June 26, 2011 6:03:39 AM PDT
A Chicago man has been arrested for allegedly making threats to security personnel at Boston-area Logan International Airport.

Massachusetts state police say officers were called Saturday to a Southwest Airlines security checkpoint. Officials say Joseph Haynes, 22, told Transportation Security Administration workers he had guns and bombs inside of his checked luggage.

Troopers arrested Haynes for making a false bomb threat and for disorderly conduct.

They did not find any firearms or explosives.

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