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Knoxville Pinned in

Airport Grenade Incident

1/15/2009 5:45 PM PST BY TMZ STAFF

UPDATE: We've learned the "grenade" found in Knoxville's bag was the real deal -- but had no explosives. In other words, it was not a toy.

Only a jackass brings a grenade to an airport -- and cops say that's exactly what Johnny Knoxville did today.

Law enforcement sources tell TMZ Knoxville was detained this morning at LAX after security found a fake grenade in his carry-on bag. He was in terminal 4 (American Airlines) when a screener saw something suspicious.

Knoxville was detained, cited and released. We're told the citation was for carrying a "prohibited item" into an airport.

But check this -- Knoxville made his flight.

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The Wolf Den®    

Awoooo!

2052 days ago
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Bex    

Grenades are da bomb! Why are they illegal?

2052 days ago
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debv    

What a complete idiot!

2052 days ago
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MD    

That is such crap! If a nonceleb did that they would be kicked out off their flight and hauled off to jail.

2052 days ago
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Jacque    

It was a fake! The sensitivity needs to end. Go Knoxville!

2052 days ago
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Scott    

Seriously if this wasnt a famous person they would have not been let off the hook. Whats wrong with police not arresting celberities!

2052 days ago
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yer mom's soo effin hot!!    

Ha! Ha! Ha! I bet that it is a methaphor for his penis or something!! LOL!!

2052 days ago
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Lala    

Doing anything like that after 9/11 is assanine. It IS a pain to get through security at the airport, but I'd rather go through the trouble than spend 3 days watching the news where people are crying and roaming the streets of NY looking for lost loved ones.....and then hearing about pagers and cell phones going off from underneath the rubble for days afterwards... Yeah, the guy was a real hoot and we should not be so sensitive and justget over it - you are an freakinf idiot Jaque #7

2052 days ago
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sw    

What kind of a Jackass brings a fake grenade to the airport

2052 days ago
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chaunce    

thats crazy cuz they realli wouldnt let a family doin absolutely nothin get on a flight after being cleared by the FBI but they let this sh** slide

2052 days ago
11.

Ken    

He caught his flight? Lucky for him his name wasn't Achmed Knoxville or he would still be in cuffs.

What an idiot. At what point do you ever think it is wise to toss anything that looks like a weapon into your bag?

2052 days ago
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JD    

Go Knoxville! I hope he filmed it for the next Jackass. I can see them now talking real low, "And now we're gonna put this here fake grenade in my bag and see if security notices".

2052 days ago
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Shae    

WHAT A HOMO

2052 days ago
14.

Just a Bill    

why didnt someone just shove it up his ass?

2052 days ago
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billyboyhere    

Too bad it wasnt a live grenade he had planned to deliver to Steve-O....couple of yellow bellied losers---never served their Country nor done anything of value for anyone or anything in this world but themselves.

I'm sure arthritis will soon invade their bodies after early and multiple years of abusing them. Arthritis rarely brings happiness and smiles with it, unless you are heavily sedated for the remainder of your days. Enjoy boys.

2052 days ago
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