OSCEOLA COUNTY, Fla. - An Osceola County man is facing charges after police said they caught him at Orlando International Airport with a loaded gun.
Edward Calderon was arrested on Sunday after he was caught at a security checkpoint on his way to Atlanta.
According to police, he told officers he was just trying to protect himself from poisonous snakes.
He told officers he had the gun for a hunting trip, but he forgot it was in his backpack, according to police.
Cops: Man with loaded gun at airport says he was trying to protect self from…
Shocking photo: Mom allegedly overdoses in car with baby in back seat
Officer's dog missing after burglar stole guns, truck and patrol car keys
Police: 2 Oklahoma officers shot with AK-47; suspect's aunt, uncle found dead
Young married couple mysteriously drops dead before eating dinner, police say