Thursday, May 24, 2012

Dennis Mahon, 61, will be jailed without parole after his February conviction in three federal charges stemming from a package bomb that injured 2

A white supremacist likely will spend the rest of his life behind bars after a federal judge sentenced him to 40 years in prison Tuesday for a 2004 bombing that wounded a black city official in suburban Phoenix.

Jurors in February convicted Dennis Mahon, 61, of three federal charges stemming from a package bomb that injured Don Logan — Scottsdale’s diversity director at the time — and a secretary.

They stopped short of finding him guilty of a hate crime after a six-week trial that included dramatic testimony from Logan and a female government informant dubbed a 'trailer park Mata Hari' by defense attorneys. Read More