make WWAY your homepage  Become a fan on facebook  Follow us on twitter  Receive RSS Newsfeeds  MEMBERS: Register | Login

TSA screener arrested and fired for taking money from suitcase


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."

Disclaimer: Comments posted on this, or any story are opinions of those people posting them, and not the views or opinions of WWAY NewsChannel 3, its management or employees. You can view our comment policy here.



The content of this field is kept private and will not be shown publicly.
  • Web page addresses and e-mail addresses turn into links automatically.
  • Lines and paragraphs break automatically.

More information about formatting options

To prevent automated spam submissions leave this field empty.
Please re-enter the code shown in the image below.