Man found loading gun at Midland airport being held without bail

Man found loading gun at Midland airport being held without bail
Kenneth Ozzo Burt (Source: Midland County Sheriff's Office)

MIDLAND, TX (KWES) - UPDATE: We've learned that Kenneth Burt is being held without bond.

We're told there are several reasons why he is being held without bond including the fact that Burt:

  • is charged with an offense that involves the possession of a firearm, destructive device or any other dangerous weapon.
  • is a serious risk exists that the accused will flee; and/or
  • a serious risk exists that Burt will obstruct or attempt to obstruct justice, or threaten, injure, or intimidate or attempt to threaten, injure, or intimidate a prospective witness or juror.


We have an update to a story we told you about last month.

Police have released information on man caught loading a gun in the parking lot of the Midland International Air and Space Port.

According to the report, Kenneth Burt was parked in a restricted-no parking area.

A Midland police officer walked up to the car and saw Burt loading a black magazine for a firearm.

Burt was arrested.

Police searched the car and found the firearm loaded with a bullet in the chamber.

Burt said he was trying to locate the company he worked for, because he had just been fired.

He was taken to the Midland County Detention Center on charges of unlawful carrying of a weapon.

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