TSA screener arrested in Charlotte, charged with stealing $36

Posted on: 9:49 am, January 7, 2013, by , updated on: 09:50am, January 7, 2013

Reggie Edwards (WSOC)

Reggie Edwards (WSOC)

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — A Transportation Security Administration screener at Charlotte Douglas International Airport was arrested and fired after he was accused of stealing $36 from a passenger, WSOC is reporting.

According to a Charlotte-Mecklenburg police report, 52-year-old Reggie Edwards stole $36 from the passenger’s suitcase.

Edwards was charged with larceny under $50 and was fired. A

TSA Spokesman said in a statement Sunday, “The TSA does not tolerate theft and moved immediately to terminate this individual.”

Source: WSOC

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