According to the U.S. Attorney's Office, Aaron Reid, 26, received three years probation for having concealed and misrepresented his knowledge of former Town and Country resident Milton Ohlsen’s presence near a Clayton parking garage when a bomb detonated. Prosecutors say Reid did not divulge what he knew when later questioned by police.
As previously reported by Patch, Ohlsen pleaded guilty to four counts involving the 2008 bombing in the Carondelet Plaza parking garage that injured a Clayton attorney. Sentencing has been set for December 13.
Prosecutors released the following details about Reid's sentence in a news release.
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.
Reid, 26, St. Louis, 63132, previously pled guilty to a one count information charging Misprision of a Felony, and appeared today for sentencing before United States District Judge E. Richard Webber.
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