LOUISVILLE (WHAS11) – A 21-year-old man is accused of seven counts of 2nd degree criminal possession of a forged instrument and false making or embossing of a credit card after attempting to board a plane at the Louisville International Airport on Oct. 28.
The Louisville Metro Police Department said Malik Perry was being scanned by the TSA at the airport and his backpack was also on the conveyor belt for scanning, when the scanner alerted on the backpack. Police said, Perry left the bag and started toward the gate. He was trying to fly to Detroit.
The TSA realized the backpack was abandoned and airport police were then alerted, according to LMPD.
TSA did search the backpack and found 62 embossed credit cards.
Perry’s next court date is Nov. 7. He is being held at the Louisville Metro Department of Corrections.