MacArthur Airport bomb scare suspect charged

A man who allegedly told a flight attendant he had a bomb on a Southwest plane at MacArthur Airport Sunday has been charged with falsely reporting an incident.

Officials say Draco Slaughter was detained after he said he had a bomb in his carry-on.

The plane had just arrived from Chicago. The flight was delayed two hours while cops searched the jet. Officials say they found nothing.

The 75-year-old Chicago man appeared in court yesterday and was held on $50,000 cash or bond. He is expected to appear in court again on June 11.

Bomb scare at MacArthur Airport

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