A passenger waits for her luggage in the Delta baggage claim at O'Hare International Airport in Chigcago on Oct. 24, 2012
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December 23, 2014 4:05 AM EST

Delta baggage handler was arrested Monday for allegedly smuggling firearms — some loaded — into the Hartsfield-Jackson airport in Atlanta, where he handed them off to an accomplice who flew to New York, federal law enforcement officials said.

The man, Eugene Harvey, was charged with “entering an airport area in violation of security requirements.”

Harvey, also a ramp agent, allegedly shuttled the firearms into the airport — avoiding detection since airport workers don’t go through TSA screening, according to an affidavit filed by a senior federal air marshal, George Randell Taylor …

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