TSA detained a 12-year-old wheelchair-bound girl for nearly an hour at the DFW International Airport after they found explosive residue on her hands. TSA left the mortified girl in tears, but refused to let her mother get close enough to comfort her.
A Transportation Security Administration agent has been arrested for allegedly stealing nearly $500 dollars from a wheelchair bound passenger as she passed through a security checkpoint at Newark Airport.
"Jacob Appelbaum, a security researcher, Tor developer, and volunteer with Wikileaks, reported today on his Twitter feed that he was detained, searched, and questioned by the US Customs and Border Patrol agents at Seattle-Tacoma International Airport on January 10, upon re-entering the US after a vacation in Iceland.
He experienced a similar incident last year at Newark airport.
An archive of his tweeted account from today follows."
David Maurice House, 23, was met by U.S. customs agents as he deplaned at Chicago’s O’Hare Airport last Wednesday, according to a report by Salon.com. The agents searched House’s bags, then took him to a detention room and questioned him for 90 minutes about his relationship to 23-year-old Manning, the former Army intelligence officer accused of leaking classified documents to the secret-spilling site WikiLeaks.
An Osage Beach, Missouri family says they suffered quite an ordeal at Lambert-St. Louis International Airport earlier this month when Transportation Security Administration officials tried to pat down their three-year-old daughter who is disabled and uses a wheelchair. They filmed part of the confrontation, video on view below, and are now getting national attention for the incident.
A 57-year-old federal Transportation Security Administration employee has been arrested after a 15-year-old girl came forward claiming the agent had touched her inappropriately when she was 12. The arrest report says man told investigators he planned to make her his "sex slave." In the report, the agent acknowledges that he "groped" the girl, although the girl's version is more graphic.
NOVEMBER 18--An Arkansas cop tasered an unruly 10-year-old girl after her mother called police to report that the child was crying, screaming, and refusing to go to bed. The tased girl, Kiara Medlock, is about 65 pounds and 4' 6", according to her father.