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TSA Agent Accused Of Stealing Luggage Items From LAX Passenger

LOS ANGELES (CBS/AP) — A veteran Los Angeles International Airport security officer faces jail time for allegedly stealing items from a traveler's suitcase.

Airport police Sgt. Belinda Nettles says 31-year-old Transportation Security Administration officer Ryan Driscoll was arrested May 10 at Terminal 6 for investigation of felony grand theft.

Driscoll is free on $20,000 bail pending a June 3 court appearance.

The Torrance Daily Breeze says officials haven't disclosed what was stolen.

Driscoll was hired in 2002 by the TSA, which has a zero-tolerance policy for theft in the workplace.

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