Police visited the home of Nashville bomber Anthony Quinn Warner in 2019 after his girlfriend told authorities he was making bombs within his recreational vehicle, consistent with a report.
Documents obtained by The Tennessean newspaper of Nashville seemed to contradict a claim this week by the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation that Warner was “not on our radar” previous to a big Christmas morning explosion of an RV outside an AT&T building in the downtown space of the state’s capital city.
Warner is believed to have died within the explosion, which caused no alternative fatalities. The Metro Nashville Police Department documents additionally mentioned that both native and federal authorities knew in August 2019 concerning alleged threats Warner had made, The Tennessean reported.
When authorities visited the girlfriend at her home – about a mile and a half faraway from Warner’s home – she handed over two unloaded guns that she claimed belonged to Warner, telling authorities she “did not wish them in the house anymore,” Metro Nashville police spokesman Don Aaron told the newspaper.
She also told Nashville police that Warner was “building bombs within the RV trailer at his residence,” in line with police.
At the time, a lawyer who was representing each Warner and his girlfriend told officers that Warner “frequently talks concerning the military and bomb-making,” and “knows what he is doing and is capable of making a bomb,” the police report says.
Once visiting the girlfriend on that day in 2019, officers visited Warner’s home and knocked on the door however he didn’t appear to be at home.
They also noticed that the RV parked outside had “many security cameras and wires hooked up” and appeared to have an alarm set up at the front door.
Officers have been referred to as to the house of Warner’s girlfriend by the girl’s legal skilled, Raymond Throckmorton III. When they arrived, they found her sitting on the porch with two unloaded weapons close by.
“She related that the guns belonged to a ‘Tony Warner’ and that she did not wish them within the house any further,” MNPD spokesman Don Aaron stated in an announcement to The Tennessean.
Whereas on the home, the girl informed police concerning the bomb feedback Warner had created. Throckmorton, who stated he represented every Warner and the girl, informed officers Warner “frequently talks concerning the military and bomb-making,” in accordance with the doc.
Warner “knows what he’s doing and is capable of constructing a bomb,” the legal skilled stated to the officers, in accordance with the report.
They saw no proof of a criminal offense and had no authority to enter his home or fenced property,” Aaron stated of officers’ unsuccessful try to create contact with Warner or look contained within the RV.
The division’s hazardous gadgets unit was given a replica of the report. The subsequent day, Nashville police despatched the report and deciding details regarding Warner to the FBI to verify their databases, Aaron stated in an announcement to The Tennessean.