An Atlanta businessman was arrested Monday morning after airport transportation security officials reportedly found a loaded gun in his carry-on bag.
David Graham Gilmore, 54, of Sandy Springs, was the fifth traveler since Thursday to be charged with trying to get through security at Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport, with a weapon.
Gilmore made his first appearance Tuesday afternoon in Clayton County Magistrate Court. His bond on the misdemeanor charge was set at $5,000, and he was expected to be released by Tuesday night.
According to the court records, Gilmore had a loaded .22-caliber Beretta handgun concealed in his laptop bag as he went through lane four at the airport.
Gilmore is managing director of The Tricord Group, a management consulting firm. According to his blog, Gilmore was educated at Grace College and Seminary, and Harvard University.
Last week, airport police arrested four travelers in a 24-hour period for carrying weapons into the security area of the facility.
— Kathy Jefcoats