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Michaele Salahi

Bodyguard Arrested at Airport

Over Gun Mix-up

2/19/2012 10:25 AM PST BY TMZ STAFF

0219_michaele_salahi2_tmz_EXA bodyguard traveling with Michaele Salahi and Neal Schon was arrested at LaGuardia Airport today for traveling with a gun in one of his bags ... TMZ has learned. 

A rep for Salahi tells TMZ that Michaele, Neal and the bodyguard were detained by TSA and Port Authority Police after a gun was found in a bag that was labeled as belonging to Michaele.

We're told he bodyguard explained to police the bag was his and that it was mislabeled at check-in, but that he had a concealed weapon permit.

Little did the bodyguard know ... but the permit did not allow him to carry the gun at an airport. Port Authority Police tell TMZ he was then arrested for criminal possession of a weapon in the third degree.

Salahi and Schon are on their way to Nashville where Neal is recording his solo album and scheduled to attend a benefit with Journey.

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josh    

You call this news tmz.

945 days ago
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Get A LIFE!    

Who is doing your posts today? Tons of typos!

945 days ago
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Carl    

What an idiot. Maybe she should hire a professional bodyguard that would actually know things like this instead of some moron with a concealed weapons permit.

945 days ago
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Liz    

1)They are egomaniacs if they think they even NEED a bodyguard, and 2)he's gotta be pretty stupid if he thinks he can take a gun on an airplane. Apparently Schon and Salahi managed to get to Nashville without security after all.

945 days ago
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EatMe    

'Exclusive' = nobody else cares enough about this non-celebrity loser to report on its every action (aka whenever it pays us to report on it)

945 days ago
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kerrplunk    

Why need a guard, she's a pitbull!!

945 days ago
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Buckaroobonzai    

must be alot more to this story cause it is NOT illegal to carry your gun into the airport but it is illegal to take it past the security check-in. They must have had it in a carry-on which is a super no-no. People need to understand that a permit and gun are a HUGE responsibility and there is no room for mistakes. People that carry and travel seen to get desensitized to the idea and eventually screw up, usually at the airport. Bottom line, if you screw up then you arte not responsible enough to legally carry and should be made an example of. It's called stepping up to the plate!

945 days ago
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UPYOURS    

ROFLMAO, her bodyguards are as stupid as they all are. Too funny. Yup, I would hire that idiot, NOT.

945 days ago
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Ginger    

Why does he need a bodyguard. Who knows who this dufus is, or even cares if they know. Sad, pathetic little narcissists with no one to pay attention to them.

945 days ago
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BarbieGirl    

Not understanding exactly why she would need a bodyguard

945 days ago
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EatMe    

This story has nothing to do with the bodyguard, and everything to do with these asshats paying TMZ to tell us "Salahi and Schon are on their way to Nashville where Neal is recording his solo album and scheduled to attend a benefit with Journey". No amount of promotion will have me attending any event either of these two are involved with except perhaps a public stoning at the town square. THAT I would pay to see and participate in.

945 days ago
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awards    

Michaele the gun mall? The least of her offenses?

945 days ago
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LAWRENCE    

When she went through the body scan did it reveal that she has a penis?

945 days ago
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Miss Greta    

PUBLICITY STUNT just to get their names mentioned again, somewhere, anywhere they can. Z list personalities having a bodyguard is serious attention whoring.

945 days ago
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pete    

why is this woman even relevant to ANYTHING in the universe?

945 days ago
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