TSA screener arrested and fired for taking money from suitcase

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Submitted: Mon, 01/07/2013 - 2:01am
Updated: Mon, 01/07/2013 - 2:02am

CHARLOTTE, NC (WSOC) — Police in Charlotte said a Transportation Security Administration screener was arrested and fired from his job for taking money from someone’s suitcase.

Officers said Reggie Edwards stole $36 while on the job on New Year’s Day.

He was charged with larceny under $50.

The TSA released a statement saying, “The TSA does not tolerate theft and moved immediately to terminate this individual.”

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