Don King Caught Carrying Ammunition In Airport

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In this photo taken Nov. 22, 2010, boxing promoter Don King is shown before an NBA basketball game between the Miami Heat and the Indiana Pacers in Miami. King on Sunday night, Dec. 12, 2010 was stopped by security at Cleveland's Hopkins International Airport for having ammunition in his carry-on luggage. (AP Photo/Wilfredo Lee)

CLEVELAND – Boxing promoter Don King was stopped by security at Cleveland’s Hopkins International Airport for having ammunition in his carry-on luggage.

Hopkins Airport spokeswoman Jacqueline Mayo says the 79-year-old King was stopped by members of the Transportation Safety Administration on Sunday night. She says King had ammunition for .38-caliber and .357-caliber firearms in his bag.

Mayo says the ammunition was taken and that King was released to continue his trip, she believes to Florida. She said she didn’t know if King received a citation.

King didn’t immediately return a telephone message seeking comment.

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