Frank William Robertson Perry is a white man from Maryland, United States. He is a supporter of the Boogaloo movement, a loose network of anti-government, pro-gun extremists.
Perry lived in various parts of Maryland including Baltimore, Middle River, Essex and Dundalk. Here are 13 more things about him:
- He was born in 1981.
- In 2002, he was convicted of a second-degree burglary, which bars him from legally possessing firearms and ammunition.
- He worked as commercial driver’s license (CDL) truck driver.
- He lived with his two children and his girlfriend in Dundalk.
- Among his Dundalk neighbors were Robert Hudgins and Harry Forsythe. Hudgins said he was very nice while Forsythe described him as a respectful and everyday guy in an interview with WBAL-TV.
- His girlfriend’s Amazon purchase history in 2020 revealed that a diagram of AR-15-style rifle parts, a weapon-mounted light for AR-15-style weapons, magazine pouches for AR-15-style magazines and other gun accessories were shipped to their house in Dundalk.
- At his suggestion, his girlfriend bought an AM-15 lower receiver for self-defense from a gun shop in Baltimore County in April 2020.
- In September 2020, the Federal Bureau of Investigations linked him to the Booglaloo movement due to a sticker on his vehicle and his activities on social media particularly on Facebook and Pinterest. In the same month, he filed to expunge his 2002 burglary conviction.
- Only his girlfriend was present when FBI agents executed a search warrant on his home in Dundalk at around 7:08 p.m. on October 7, 2020. The agents found a black tactical vest, three loaded rifle magazines, AM-15 rifle, eight rounds of .223-caliber ammunition and other firearms-related accessories from the basement bedroom, WJZ-TV reported. While en route to his residence, he was arrested on a federal firearms violation and was taken into custody at around 9:00 p.m.
- His initial appearance in federal court on October 9, 2020 was held virtually before U.S. Magistrate Judge J. Mark Coulson.
- He was ordered held pending a detention hearing set for October 19, 2020.
- He is represented by assistant federal public defender Desiree Lassiter, according to the Associated Press.
- He faces a maximum sentence of 10 years in federal prison for being a felon in possession of a firearm. He is not associated with the 13 men arrested by the FBI on October 8, 2020 for plotting to kidnap Gretchen Whitmer, the 49th governor of Michigan, USA namely Adam Fox, Barry Croft, Brandon Caserta, Daniel Harris, Eric Molitor, Joseph Morrison, Kaleb Franks, Michael John Null, Paul Edward Bellar, Pete Musico, Shawn Michael Fix, Ty Garbinand William Grant Null.
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