San Francisco 49ers Linebacker Arrested at LAX After Allegedly Making Threats

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San Francisco 49ers linebacker Aldon Smith was arrested at Los Angeles International Airport on Sunday after he allegedly became argumentative with a screening agent and made comments suggesting he had a bomb, police said.


San Francisco 49s linebacker Aldon Smith was arrested for reportedly suggesting he had a bomb at Los Angeles International Airport (Credit: Marcio Jose Sanchez / Associated Press / September 22, 2013)

Aldon Jacarus Ramon Smith, 24, was transported to Los Angeles Police Department‘s Pacific Division on the Westside, where he was booked on suspicion of making a false report of a bomb threat.

Smith was randomly selected for a secondary screening about 2 p.m. at Terminal 1 when he “became belligerent and uncooperative with the process,” said airport police Sgt. Karla Ortiz.

Smith then made a comment to the Transportation Security Administration agent “indicating he was in possession of a bomb before proceeding towards the gate area,” Ortiz said.

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