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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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Just to set the story STRAIGHT. The Bodyguards gun was in a LOCKED hard case in his LOCKED suit case that was in his CHECKED in luggage which is the Proper and LEGAL way to transport firearms..It was NOT in his CARRY ON...somehow your constitutional and second amendment rights do NOT exist..When you're a law abiding citizen with a spotless background and hold a CWP for 35 states does NOT apply in NY...but ALL the criminals carry...when one of them kicks your door in and threatens your kids and wife with a gun to their head...what are you going to do?...because you can NOT own a handgun legally in NY....Better to be judged by 12 than carried by 6....TRUTH

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