CHICAGO (CBS) — An Indiana man was arrested at Midway International Airport on Thursday, after security officers found a revolver in his carry-on luggage.

The Transportation Security Administration said the 53-year-old man was going through a screening checkpoint to board a flight to Atlanta, when officers spotted a .38 caliber revolver in his carry-on luggage. A TSA spokesperson said the gun was not loaded.

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TSA officers contacted police, who arrested the man.

Tony Bontrager, 53, of Middlebury, Indiana, was charged with a felony count of trying to board an aircraft with a weapon, police said. He was expected to appear in bond court Friday.

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(Credit: Transportation Security Administration)

TSA screeners found this .38 caliber revolver in an Indiana man’s carry-on luggage at Midway International Airport. (Credit: Transportation Security Administration)

The TSA said it was the first gun found in carry-on luggage at Midway this year. Last year, TSA screeners found 16 guns at Midway.

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Passengers are allowed to transport firearms in checked bags if they are unloaded, properly secured, and the passenger notifies the airline. Guns are not allowed in carry-on bags.