Connecticut State Police

Man Accused of Trying to Pass Through TSA at Bradley With Brass Knuckles

Connecticut State Police have arrested a man who is accused of trying to pass through the Transportation Security Administration at Bradley International Airport with brass knuckles on Wednesday night.

Troopers said 33-year-old Matthew Smith, of New Haven, attempted to pass through the TSA passenger screening area with brass knuckles around 5:30 p.m.

Smith was placed into custody and is facing charges including circumventing airport security and carrying dangerous weapons.

He was processed and released on a $500 bond and is due in court on August 29.

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