A Minford, Ohio woman is charged with attempting to bring a gun into a Portsmouth courtroom.
Portsmouth Police say they arrested Deborah Fouch, 56, Wednesday morning after court security officers scanned her purse and found a loaded .380 handgun.
Fouch was in the city building to make an appearance in court.
She was turned over to Portsmouth Police and is charged with felony attempted conveyance of a deadly weapon or dangerous ordinance in a courtroom.
Fouch will be arraigned Thursday.
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