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The fashion police might not just exist in the pages of Us Weekly—some of them may be lurking at your local airport checkpoint. Glamour.com interviewed Tatiana Johnson, who was recently thrown in the clink by the TSA for wearing a three-knuckle ring to the airport. After she was detained at the metal detectors because airport powers-that-be decided to consider her ring a weapon, Johnson offered to leave the piece of jewelry at security so she wouldn't miss the flight. Instead of letting her go, the officers arrested her, put her in a jail cell with a guy who was detained for carrying a gun, and issued her a fine for $265. [Glamour.com]