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KC man pleads guilty to packing gun in luggage

KC man pleads guilty to packing gun in luggage

May 27th, 2012 in News

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) - A 26-year-old man has pleaded guilty to charges stemming from having a loaded handgun in his carry-on bag at Kansas City International Airport.

Anthony Winn, of Kansas City, pleaded guilty Friday to having a concealed weapon in his luggage.

Winn was stopped at the airport on December 28 as he tried to board a flight to Minneapolis. Police conducted a search after the screener noticed the handgun. Officers also reported finding about $4,900 in Winn's pants pocket and more than $26,000 in the pockets of three pairs of jeans in the bag.

The Kansas City Star reports (http://bit.ly/L3sJun) that Winn admitted in his plea agreement that he knew he had the 9 mm Glock pistol in his bag. X-ray equipment showed the handgun was loaded with 23 live rounds.