Monday, August 3, 2015

Cops: N.J. woman brought gun, knife to Philadelphia International Airport


A N.J. woman is in custody after allegedly bringing a gun and knife to Philadelphia International Airport. 

Philadelphia police said Kathryn Spiropoulos, 53, of Ewing, was arrested after the weapons were found in her purse around 6:50 a.m. Wednesday, as she was going through the security checkpoint at Terminal D.

Spiropoulos allegedly had a Glock Model 30 .45-caliber semiautomatic handgun loaded with a magazine containing 10 live rounds and a credit card-shaped object that folded into a knife. 

Police said Spiropoulos does not have a license to carry. She will be charged with a violation of the Uniform Firearms Act, according to investigators.

Contact Emily Babay at 215-854-2153 or Follow @emilybabay on Twitter.

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