Officials: Man Guilty of Hiding Details Amid Bombing Investigation

Aaron Reid did not initially tell investigators he had been with Milton Ohlsen, who has been indicted in the bombing of a Clayton parking garage, a news release states.

A man questioned in connection with has pleaded guilty to concealing and misrepresenting information, the U.S. Attorney's Office for the Eastern District of Missouri announced Tuesday.

Aaron Reid, 26, pleaded guilty to one count of misprision of a felony, a news release from the attorney's office states. He is scheduled to be sentenced Oct. 26 and faces a maximum penalty of three years in prison, fines up to $250,000 or a combination of the two.

Court documents claim Reid did not tell investigators he had been with Milton Ohlsen—who —when they parked near the garage on Oct. 15, 2008, the release states.

At the time, the release states, Ohlsen wore a red poncho and planned to deliver a gift basket. Video from the garage later showed a person wearing a red poncho and holding a gift basket go into the garage.

A bomb in the basket exploded the next day, injuring Clayton attorney John Gillis.

U.S. Attorney Richard Callahan "emphasized that there was no evidence nor did officials believe that Reid had any knowledge of Ohlsen's intentions in advance of the bombing," the release states. Reid is now cooperating with officials.

The following agencies investigated the case:


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