Weighted Bookmark Mistaken for Concealed Weapon: Teacher Arrested

A teacher passing through security at Tampa’s (FL) airport was arrested when screeners pronounced that the weighted bookmark she carried a concealed weapon.

Airport police said it resembled a weighted weapon that could be used to knock people unconscious. So the 52-year-old special education teacher was handcuffed, put into a police car, and charged with carrying a concealed weapon.

The woman was released and no charges will be filed. More here.