[Spridgets] And Now This (Delta Soldiers Weapons)

Kirk Hargreaves khargreaves2 at gmail.com
Thu Jun 9 15:00:03 MDT 2011

Sounds like me . . they treat the item/s like it is about ready to go off.

Thanks for sharing . . I don't feel quite as bad as I did before!


On Thu, Jun 9, 2011 at 1:49 PM, <WeslakeMonza1330 at aol.com> wrote:

>  Here on the other side of the Atlantic Ocean I was travelling from the UK
> to Northern Ireland.  I think it was checking in on the way back, at Belfast
> International or City that the scanner guy said 'Is that a knife in your
> bag'.  Umm yes it's just to peel an orange'.  ' Stand back, get back from
> the bag' or words to that effect as a least one security guard made a bee
> line for me and my bag.  I just froze on the spot.  Yep there it was bare to
> the world a common or garden domestic household knife that would cut butter
> or peel an orange, but not much else.
> Weslake-Monza 1330
> In a message dated 09/06/2011 20:32:31 GMT Daylight Time,
> khargreaves2 at gmail.com writes:
> First off I noticed that the screener had taken an unusual interest in my
> bag as it had passed through the machine.  I thought nothing of it at first
> until he brought my bag to the counter and began to have the cop who was
> there pull the bullets out on the table.  Was I surprised.  (Only the cop
> was allowed to handle the bullets as they treated them like some form of
> alien kryptonite).
> After I explained the situation, fortunately they let me go (they of course
> kept the bullets).  They also said that I might be getting a fine from the
> TSA (which never happened).  Had this been an international flight, things
> would have no doubt been worse for me.
> The airport Police Officer was very nice about the whole thing, as were the
> other representatives.  It was a harrowing experience that I will never
> forget.
> And I was able to catch my flight.
> Kirk

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