Don King

December 13, 2010 by staff 

Don King, American promoter Don King was detained by security officials in the Cleveland Hopkins International Airport to discover who had ammunition in his luggage.

Airport spokeswoman, Jacqueline May, reported today that King, 79, was detained last night by members of the Administration of Transportation Safety.

May noted that King had in his hand luggage ammunition for firearms of .38 calibers and .357.

The same source said the security personnel kept the ammunition as King was allowed to continue his journey, is believed to Florida.

Mayo also said he did not know if King would receive some type of subpoena as a result of the discovery of the ammunition, which gave no details.

King or his representatives have made any comment about the incident, which first reported the local television station in Cleveland “WOIO-TV.”

The legendary boxing promoter, who in recent years has virtually disappeared from the sports news, had come to Cleveland to attend the funeral of his wife, who died last Thursday in Florida.

Henrietta King, 87, died of complications related to stomach cancer sufferer.

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