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Milton Ohlsen Associate Sentenced for Concealing Information About the Clayton Parking Garage Bombing

U.S. Attorney’s Office October 02, 2012
  • Eastern District of Missouri

ST. LOUIS, MO—Aaron Reid was sentenced to three years of probation for the crime of misprision of a felony for having concealed and misrepresented his knowledge of Milton Ohlsen’s presence near the Plaza at Clayton Parking garage on the day of the bombing when later questioned by authorities.

According to court documents, Reid concealed that he had been with Ohlsen on October 15, 2008, when they had parked in the vicinity of the Plaza parking garage and parted company to perform some personal errands. Ohlsen was wearing a red poncho at the time and had a gift basket to deliver. Parking garage video cameras captured images of a person wearing a red poncho with a gift basket entering the garage. A bomb concealed in the gift basket exploded the next day on October 16, 2008, seriously injuring John Gillis.

Aaron Reid, St. Louis, Missouri, previously pled guilty to a one-count information charging misprision of a felony. He appeared today for sentencing before United States District Judge E. Richard Webber.

The case was investigated by ATF, the St. Louis County and Clayton Police Departments, the Federal Bureau of Investigation’s Evidence Response Team, and the St. Louis County Prosecutor’s Office. Assistant United States Attorney Carrie Costantin is handling the case for the U.S. Attorney’s Office.

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