Tuesday, January 6, 2015

Pest Control Tech Arrested for... Planting Bugs (update)

A southwest Iowa man (38-year-old Aaron Johnson) accused of planting audio recording devices in a woman’s home now faces a federal charge of being a felon in possession of firearms...

He’s pleaded not guilty to state charges of eavesdropping and being a felon in possession of a firearm...

The woman reported finding one of the audio bugs, and then authorities found another in her bedroom. She says the only person granted access to her residence was a pest control technician, Johnson.

Police say a search of Johnson’s home turned up similar devices and guns and ammunition.
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