Man caught with loaded gun at Midway

August 7, 2009 3:20:12 PM PDT
A south suburban man who was planning to go to Florida was arrested at Midway airport for carrying a loaded semi-automatic pistol.Rick Jones, 43, of Hazel Crest was charged with boarding an aircraft with a weapon. He is being held on $30,000 bond.

TSA workers spotted the gun when Jones' bag went through the airport's X-ray machine. Jones allegedly told police he just returned from camping and forgot the pistol was in his bag.