Nov 10, 2016 2:00 PM

Police: Nashua man impersonated FBI agent to try to get into home

ARLINGTON, Mass. — A Nashua man allegedly tried to gain access to an Arlington, Mass. home by impersonating an FBI agent, police said.

Officers responded to Lee Terrace Wednesday at about 7:15 p.m. on a report of a suspicious person. The suspect was described to police as wearing a black suit, a black tie, a black backpack and a black hat with white FBI lettering.

Officers were able to locate the suspect at a bus stop at the intersection of Lee Terrace and Massachusetts Avenue.

The suspect was identified as Gannon Kemper LeBlanc, 23.

LeBlanc had a loaded .38 caliber handgun and stun gun with him along with the black FBI hat, knife, black leather gloves, rope, duct tape, a ski mask and copies of the FBI flyer given to the residents at Lee Terrace, police said.

He was charged with impersonating a police officer, selling/possessing an electric stun gun, carrying a firearm without a license and unlawful possession of ammunition. He was held at the Arlington Police Headquarters without bail pending his arraignment Thursday.

The incident is under investigation by Arlington Police Department detectives, who are working with federal law enforcement agencies.

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