HARTFORD, Conn. — Authorities used a stun gun to stop an Arizona man they
said was trying to breach security checkpoint at Bradley International Airport.
Connecticut State Police said Deshommes Flynn, of Mesa, Arizona, was taken into
custody Wednesday. They said he walked past several Transportation Security
Administration officers and was nearing the full-body scanner with no intention
of stopping. He was displaying no identification or boarding pass.
Officials used a stun gun on him and took him into custody. Flynn was taken to
the hospital for medical treatment, which is department policy if a stun gun is
used. He’s due in court Friday.
Flynn faced charges of tampering with an airport, interfering with an officer,
simple assault and breach of peace.