Port screening no sure thing for security
Recent Fla. arrest shows holes in safety at sea, in air
By DANA TREEN
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — Despite heightened security at ports and airports since 9/11, it may be difficult to know who is sitting beside you in that cruise line deck chair or airline seat the next time you take a trip.
Last month, the U.S. Marshals Office apprehended a murder suspect on a Jacksonville-based cruise ship as it was slipping to sea. If Derron Williams had not been taken off the Carnival cruise ship Celebration, he was bound for a five-day cruise that made a stop in the Bahamas.
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