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Ted Nugent's Wife Arrested For Trying to Bring Gun Through Airport Securty

Shemane Dezial, the wife of rocker Ted Nugent, was arrested on Thursday morning at Dallas/Ft. Worth International Airport for allegedly trying to take a gun through airport security.

According to sources, Dezial was arrested after the gun was found by the TSA during a security check. The arrest was confirmed by the airport's Department of Public Safety.

Dezial told authorities that she had worked late the previous night and, in the rush to get to the airport for an early flight, forgot that the gun was in her carry-on baggage. Her lawyer, David Finn, said "This was an honest mistake by a law-abiding lady, and I am confident that the prosecution and grand jury will realize that it was simply an honest mistake. Unfortunately, this happens to many people every single day at our airports. Shemane is embarrassed and apologizes to the authorities and any passengers that were inconvenienced by her mistake."

Ted had played a show in Tuscon, AZ on Tuesday night and it was not known if he was with his wife at the time of the arrest. They have been married since 1989.