Yet another gun found in a traveler’s backpack at Newark Airport

A Pennsylvania man was arrested at Newark Liberty International airport on Saturday after Transportation Security Administration officers at Newark Liberty International Airport found a loaded 9mm handgun in his backpack, TSA officials said on Monday.

The detection and arrest on Sept. 16 makes 18 firearms detected so far this year, the highest number at Newark Airport in the past six years, according to the TSA. The record of 14 firearms was tied last month.