David Henrie- Armed and Arrested


David Henrie at a public appearance for David Henrie Empire State Building Photocall, Empire State Building, New York, NY April 13, 2015. Photo By: Derek Storm

Payton Bowling

Back in September of 2018, David Henrie (who starred in “Wizards of Waverly Place” as Justin Russo) was arrested for carrying a M&P Shield 9mm pistol through LAX.

As David was going through TSA, they found the firearm in his bag, and he was immediately arrested. Shortly after the incident, David tweeted that he must’ve “unintentionally” brought his gun. He has full ownership of the gun and it is registered to his name.  He then came out saying how sorry he was for the trouble he caused, and he believes that the consequences that were put in place were fair.

His tweet wrote “I take responsibility for the incident at LAX today. I unintentionally brought my legally owned gun which is registered in my name to the airport. I am so sorry for any trouble it caused, but I am appreciative of TSA’s efforts in implementing the safety laws that are in place to protect our beautiful country. More than anything I am humiliated and embarrassed that this even happened. But I am thankful to the TSA, LAPD and all involved today for their kindness and their professionalism during this process.”

The question is; Is David Henrie telling the truth? Or is he just saying what we all want to hear?