Police: Man posed as FBI agent, tried to enter home

The man pleaded not guilty.

ARLINGTON, Mass. (AP) — Authorities say a New Hampshire man with a loaded gun, rope and other items posed as an FBI agent and tried to convince a couple to let him into their Massachusetts home.

Twenty-three-year-old Gannon LeBlanc, of Nashua, New Hampshire, pleaded not guilty Thursday in Cambridge District Court to charges including impersonating a police officer.

Police say the Arlington couple told officers LeBlanc was wearing an FBI hat and told the couple he was looking for a wanted fugitive. They say LeBlanc then asked them if he could use their bathroom.

Police say a search of LeBlanc’s backpack found several items including notes with the names and addresses of four clients — including an MIT professor — at MIT Federal Credit Union, where LeBlanc works.

His attorney says LeBlanc wanted to use the restroom.

Copyright 2016 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s