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Man Arrested at Roanoke-Blacksburg Regional Airport, Multiple Weapons in Carry On Bag

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Roanoke, VA - A man who police say tried to bring several bladed weapons into the Roanoke-Blacksburg Regional Airport terminal now faces assault and other charges.

Police arrested Michael Shane Burns, of Ferrum Wednesday morning after police say he got into a scuffle with them.

Officials say he produced an out of state drivers licence as his ID and when agents checked his carry-on bag and say they found a throwing knife and straight razor.

Airport police say Burns also had a stun gun.

Police say Burns refused to sign a summons and then became combative and resisted arrest.

He is set to be arraigned on the charges on May 28th.

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