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Sparta Man Caught with Loaded Gun at Newark Airport

Newark Sparta Township

A 57-year-old Sparta man was arrested over the weekend after he was caught with loaded gun in his carry-on at Newark Liberty International Airport.

According to Port Authority police, Voigt C. Kempson III, 57, of Sparta, was arrested at approximately 9:20 a.m. after he was found they found a Kahr CM9 handgun loaded with hollow point bullets in Terminal C.

According to Kempson, he was in a hurry this morning and allegedly forgot the gun was in carryon.

He was charged with unlawful possession of a weapon and possession of body armor penetrating bullets.

Kempson was released with a summons and is due in court March 2.

Photo: Port Authority Police