Police: Timothy Schiavo Jr., of Patchogue, tried to bring bag full of weapons on plane at JFK

A Patchogue man has been arrested for allegedly trying to bring a bag full of weapons on a plane yesterday at JFK Airport. Police say a TSA worker discovered the stash as Timothy Schiavo Jr., 29,

News 12 Staff

Oct 21, 2013, 1:45 AM

Updated 3,899 days ago

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A Patchogue man has been arrested for allegedly trying to bring a bag full of weapons on a plane yesterday at JFK Airport.

Police say a TSA worker discovered the stash as Timothy Schiavo Jr., 29, was going through a security screening. Inside the bag was a trench knife with metal knuckles, several scissors, lighters and matches.

Josephine Prybyzerski, Schiavo's mother, says her son was a knife collector and was heading to North Carolina to live with his sister.

She says Schiavo has a developmental disability and never meant any harm.

Schiavo was arrested and charged with criminal possession of a weapon.


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