Authorities: Hornets exec faces gun charge in NJ

Updated: October 1, 2012, 8:28 PM ET
Associated Press

NEWARK, N.J. -- Authorities say an executive with the NBA's New Orleans Hornets has been charged with criminal possession of a weapon after a handgun was found in his checked baggage at New Jersey's Newark Liberty International Airport.

The Transportation Security Administration says team vice president of event presentation and broadcasting Joshua Richardson was headed back to Louisiana on Friday when agents found the gun in his bag. It's unclear if the gun was loaded.

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