Georgia man arrested with handgun in carry-on at Midway

Georgia man arrested with handgun in carry-on at Midway

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CHICAGO (Sun-Times Media Wire) -

A Georgia man was arrested after TSA officials found a handgun in his carry-on luggage Monday at Midway Airport.

Kevin Champion, 35, of the 300 block of Weatherburn Drive in Clarkston, Ga., faces a misdemeanor charge of carrying a concealed firearm at the airport, police News Affairs Officer Jose Estrada said.

Champion was traveling through Midway when the TSA recovered a 9 mm handgun in his carry-on, Estrada said.

He was released on his own recognizance and is next scheduled to appear in court Oct. 1.

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