May 15, 2014
A man is facing charges after security officials at Roanoke-Blacksburg Regional Airport found knives in his carry-on bag.
Officials say Transportation Security Administration screeners found multiple bladed weapons – including a straight-edge razor and a throwing knife - while checking 40-year-old Michael Shane Burns’ baggage.
A Roanoke Police spokesperson says airport officers also found a stun gun in the man's possession.
Airport Police charged Burns with carrying prohibited items. He also was charged by Roanoke Police with simple assault and resisting arrest.