Carrol Parris, wife of Lancaster’s mayor Rex Parris, was stopped by TSA agents when X-ray machine at Bob Hope Airport in Burbank showed a handgun in her carry-on bag. The gun was loaded.
Burbank police Sgt. Darin Ryburn says police were notified and Parris was cited at the airport and released. Though Parris had a permit that allows her to carry a concealed weapon, it was expired.
Mayor Rex Parris, told the Los Angeles Times that his wife was in a rush to see family in Sacramento and forgot the loaded gun was in the bag.