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Traveler with pressure cooker arrested in Detroit

Traveler with pressure cooker arrested in Detroit
Posted Monday, May 13th 2013 @ 2pm  by Evann Gastaldo, Newser Staff

(NEWSER– A Saudi Arabian man was arrested upon arrival at Detroit Metropolitan Airport today after a series of suspicious incidents: First, Hussain Al Kwawahir was found to have a page missing from his passport; he told officers he didn't know how it had been removed. Then, officers found a pressure cooker in the man's luggage; pressure cookers were used in the homemade Boston Marathon bombs. The man will be arraigned on charges that he lied to a Customs agent about the pressure cooker, and was traveling with an altered passport.

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