Fairfield man caught trying to board plane with gun in backpack

PORTLAND, Maine (WABI) A Fairfield man was caught Friday morning trying to go through Portland Jetport security with a loaded gun in his backpack, according to the Transportation Security Adminstration.

The TSA reports an officer spotted the gun on a checkpoint X-ray machine.

The gun was confiscated by authorities, and the man was detained for questioning.

You can travel with a gun, but there are rules to follow.

They're listed on the TSA website.