Tom Smart, Deseret News
The Transportation Safety Administration netted its 23rd and 24th firearms located at the Salt Lake City Airport so far this year.

SALT LAKE CITY — The Transportation Safety Administration netted its 23rd and 24th firearms located at the Salt Lake City International Airport so far this year.

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Two women were stopped at security checkpoints Tuesday with loaded firearms, TSA spokeswoman Lorie Dankers said.

The first woman, carrying a RugerLC9, was stopped about 5 a.m., Dankers reported. She was arrested for investigation of possession of a dangerous weapon.

The second woman had a ticket to travel to Portland International Airport and was stopped about 8:30 p.m. with a KelTec 380. She was arrested for investigation of carrying a concealed weapon in a sterile area, Dankers said.

For more information about traveling with a firearm, visit the TSA website.

— McKenzie Romero