Bengals lineman arrested with gun at airport

Published:

Bengals' Smith arrested: Cincinnati Bengals tackle Andre Smith was free on bond Friday after his arrest on a charge of carrying a loaded gun at Atlanta's airport.

Smith, 25, of Birmingham, Ala., was arrested around 4:50 p.m. Thursday at a security checkpoint at Hartsfield Jackson International Airport. A .38-caliber handgun was found in his carry-on bag, said Atlanta police Sgt. Greg Lyon.

Smith was charged with carrying a weapon in an unauthorized location and was taken to the Clayton County Jail in Jonesboro -- about 20 miles south of Atlanta. He posted $3,000 bond Friday, according to court records.

Want to leave your comments?

Sign in or Register to comment.