Assemblyman Tim Donnelly, R-Twin Peaks, was cited and released today after being found with a .45 caliber handgun in his luggage at Ontario airport.

Published: 04 January 2012 10:38 AM

Assemblyman Tim Donnelly was stopped at Ontario airport this morning after security line officers discovered a handgun in his luggage, his office said this morning.

Donnelly, R-Twin Peaks, was cited and released, a spokeswoman said. He faces a misdemeanor charge.

Donnelly had forgotten that he had an unloaded .45 handgun in his luggage when he went through security, spokeswoman Cassandra Joiner said. Donnelly missed his earlier flight and is now scheduled to land in Sacramento in a short while.

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