LOS ANGELES (AP) — A former Los Angeles International Airport security screener has been indicted on six counts for allegedly making threats that forced the evacuation of several terminals on the eve of the anniversary of the 9/11 terror attacks.
The indictment made public Monday charges 29-year-old Nna Alpha Onuoha (ahn-oo-OH'-hah) with three counts each of false information and hoaxes and making telephonic threats. Onuoha is being held without bond.
The indictment says Onuoha quit his Transportation Security Administration job earlier this month and made calls saying the airport should be evacuated immediately. It adds that Onuoha was going to deliver a message to America and to the world.
Some terminals were closed while authorities investigated but no explosives were found. No one was injured.