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July 02, 2011
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Armed felon arrested at Calif. airport

The Sacramento Bee reports that 49-year-old Tam Nguyen is being held a variety of charges, including possession of a firearm by a convicted felon

Associated Press

SACRAMENTO, Calif. — Authorities in California say a man was arrested at Sacramento International Airport after security officers found a loaded handgun and several rounds of ammunition in his backpack.

The Sacramento County Sheriff's department says deputies arrested 49-year-old Tam Nguyen on Tuesday afternoon, after security officers found a firearm and ammunition at the bottom of the backpack.

The Sacramento Bee reports that Nguyen was booked at the Sacramento County Main Jail on suspicion of unlawful possession of a loaded, concealed firearm and unlawful possession of a firearm by a convicted felon. He is being held on $60,000 bail and is expected to be arraigned this week.

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