A TSA officer stands nearby as US Secretary of US Homeland Security Janet Napolitano(not seen) as she delivers remarks on a new holiday security program called, 'If You See Something, Say Something' during a press conference November 15, 2010 at Ronald Reagan National Airport in Washington, DC. AFP Photo/Paul J. Richards (credit: PAUL J. RICHARDS/AFP/Getty Images)

A TSA officer stands nearby as US Secretary of US Homeland Security Janet Napolitano(not seen) as she delivers remarks on a new holiday security program called, ‘If You See Something, Say Something’ during a press conference November 15, 2010 at Ronald Reagan National Airport in Washington, DC. AFP Photo/Paul J. Richards (credit: PAUL J. RICHARDS/AFP/Getty Images)

NEW YORK (CBSDFW.COM/AP) — Authorities say a man from Gun Barrel City was caught with a loaded revolver in his carry-on bag at New York City’s LaGuardia Airport.

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Port Authority of New York and New Jersey Police said Friday that security officers noticed the handgun as Douglas A. White went through a security screening Thursday.

Police say the 61-year-old White was charged with criminal possession of a loaded firearm.

He was in custody Friday and unavailable for comment. It wasn’t clear whether he had an attorney.

Gun Barrel City is about 60 miles south of Dallas.

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