Amr Gamal Shedid Stopped at Airport Security with 13 Knives

Posted Jul 14th 2011 02:45 PM



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Amr Gamal Shedid, a 25-year-old Baltimore man, tried to board a flight to Minnesota last week carrying a bag full of knives, but was caught by TSA agents surprised to find 13 different blades.

According to the Associated Press, Shedid told investigators that he collects knives. Now he also collects criminal charges: He stands accused of carrying a concealed deadly weapon, interfering with security procedures and having an unauthorized weapon in an airport.

Catching Shedid was a bit of a coup for the TSA, which more often makes headlines when agents get into fights with obstinate mothers or frisk babies and the elderly.

Further details on Shedid have yet to be released by any agencies involved in the investigation.

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You mean they found the knives without patting down a 94 year old cancer stricken woman? Astonishing. I am surprised they didn't give them ( the knives) back to him and letting him continue for perhaps offending Amr Gamel Sheepdip.

July 14 2011 at 4:49 PM Report abuse -1 rate up rate down Reply

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