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In Depth (Airports / Screeners’ Arrest) #731744

NBC Evening News for Thursday, Jun 26, 2003
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(Studio: Brian Williams) Report introduced.

(Washington: Robert Hager) The issue of baggage safety at airports examined; details given about the arrest of Andrew Washington† & Edwin Reyes†, federal baggage screeners at the Miami International Airport, for stealing from travelers’ luggage and about the conflict between airports & the Transportation Security Administration over responsibility. [Miami-Dade police Maj. Mike HAMMERSCHIMIDT†- says surveillance video was used to catch the men.] [Theft victim Mike PEREA††- comments on the lack of response to his claim.] [TSA Robert JOHNSON†- says we’re in the process of sorting through claims.]

Williams, Brian;
Hager, Robert

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