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Woman tries to carry loaded gun through airport security

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Jessica Whitfield, 25, is accused of trying to carry a loaded handgun through airport security. Jessica Whitfield, 25, is accused of trying to carry a loaded handgun through airport security.
ST. LOUIS COUNTY, Mo. (KMOV.com) -

A 25-year-old woman was charged after allegedly trying to carry a loaded handgun through a security checkpoint at Lambert Airport.

Jessica E. Whitfield of St. Louis reportedly knowingly carried a concealed, loaded pink .22 caliber Cobra Derringer handgun through an x-ray security checkpoint.

The x-ray detected the handgun and Whitfield admitted the gun was hers, according to court documents.

Whitfield was charged with one felony count of unlawful use of a weapon and released on bail.

Whitfield is expected back in court on August 18.

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