Columbia man charged for attempting to bring smoke grenades, knives on plane, say authorities
A Columbia man has been charged with violating airport security requirements.
COLUMBIA, S.C. (WOLO)— A Columbia man has been charged with violating airport security requirements.
Authorities say 51 year-old David Lee Angell has been detained following a contested bond hearing in federal court.
According to an FBI special agent, Angell was stopped at a TSA screening before trying to board a plane at the Columbia Metropolitan Airport after agents were alerted to his carry-on baggage.
His carry-on revealed three smoke grenades, three stun batons, two knives, two cans of pepper spray, and one set of plastic stun knuckles, say authorities.
The suspect faces one year in prison.