Make this page my home page
  1. Drag the home icon in this panel and drop it onto the "house icon" in the tool bar for the browser

  2. Select "Yes" from the popup window and you're done!

August 14, 2006
PrintCommentRSS

Search of Colo. officer's home yields explosives

The Associated Press

FORT COLLINS, Colo.- Fort Collins police said searches at the home of a former officer turned up C4 plastic explosives, grenades and a variety of gunpowder.

Last week, Gary Perman, 61, pleaded guilty to a felony charge of unlawful possession of an explosive device and to a misdemeanor charge of failure to obtain an explosives permit.

He was given a 2 year deferred sentence. He later resigned from his position with the Fort Collins police bomb squad, where he had been since 1974.

Police documents show that officers in June and July found several explosives at Perman's home, including explosives materials like blasting caps and fuses.

It is unclear where Perman acquired such materials, but documents do say he stored items for the bomb squad in his garage.

Perman's plea deal also bars him from having explosive devices or acting as an explosives consultant or trainer.

Associated PressCopyright 2014 Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.

According to court documents, he will be eligible to withdraw the guilty plea during a court appearance in August 2008 if he complies with the plea agreement.






PoliceOne Offers

P1 on Facebook

Connect with PoliceOne

Mobile Apps Facebook Twitter Google

Get the #1 Police eNewsletter

Police Newsletter Sign up for our FREE email roundup of the top news, tips columns, videos and more, sent 3 times weekly
See Sample