Prosecutors: TSA supervisor Vernon Lythcott, of Brooklyn, arrested at JFK Airport for setting up meeting to have sex with minors

The TSA says it is in the process

The TSA says it is in the process of firing Lythcott. (Credit: News 12 Brooklyn)

BROOKLYN - A Transportation Security Administration supervisor from Brooklyn has been arrested at JFK Airport.

Prosecutors say Vernon Lythcott is accused of setting up a meeting in the Dominican Republic to engage in sexual activities with minors.

If Lythcott is convicted, he could face up to 30 years in prison.

The TSA responded by saying their employees are held to the highest ethical standards, calling the allegations "egregious and intolerable." The agency also says it is in the process of firing Lythcott. 

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