Nashville man’s girlfriend warned he was building bombs

Nashville man’s girlfriend warned he was building bombs
This undated file image posted on social media by the FBI shows Anthony Quinn Warner. Source: AP
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Daily US Times: More than a year before Anthony Warner detonated a bomb in the city of Nashville on Christmas, police visited his home after his girlfriend reported that he was building bombs in an RV trailer at his residence, according to documents obtained by AP. But police officers were unable to make contact with him, or see inside his RV.

The Metropolitan Nashville Police Department said an emailed statement on Tuesday that on August 21, 2019, police were called to Mr Warner’s girlfriend Pamela Perry’s home in Nashville after getting a report from her attorney that she was making suicidal threats while sitting on her front porch with firearms. A police report said Raymond Throckmorton, the attorney, told police that day that he also represented Warner.

When officers arrived at Perry’s home, she had two unloaded pistols sitting next to her on the porch. She told the officers those guns belonged to “Tony Warner,” according to police statement, and she did not want them in the house any longer. Perry, then 62, was then transported for a psychological evaluation after speaking to mental health professionals on the phone.

Throckmorton told The Tennessean that Perry had fears about her safety, and thought Anthony Warner may harm her. The attorney was also at the scene that day, and told officers Warner “frequently talks about the military and bomb making,” the police report said.

Mr Warner “knows what he is doing and is capable of making a bomb,” Throckmorton said to responding officers.

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