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Former Aurora Police Officer Who Was Linked To Pipe Bomb Case Pleads Guilty To Firearms Charge

UPDATE: Retired Police Officer Curtiss Christensen Sentenced To Jail For Buying Pipe-Bomber Roommate AR-15

(CBS4) - A former Aurora police officer has pleaded guilty to a firearms charge in a case linked to a pipe bomb case in Aurora.

Curtiss Christensen
(credit: Arapahoe County Sheriff's Office)

Curtiss Christensen was accused of helping to cover up pipe bomb detonations allegedly committed in December 2020 and January 2021 by a close friend. Charges of being an accessory to a crime and tampering with physical evidence were dropped.

Christensen retired from the department in 2006 -- years before the incidents. He is scheduled to be sentenced on Feb. 14.

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