Psychiatric exam studied for fake soldier

Anthony Todd Saxon wore uniform, told friends in was in the Army

Thursday, June 24, 2010 6:22 AM
Last updated 6:36 AM
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A judge is considering whether to order a battery of psychiatric tests for an ex-national guardsman charged with impersonating a U.S. Army soldier at Fort Gordon after he convinced military officials to hand him high-tech equipment.

Authorities arrested 34-year-old Anthony Todd Saxon on the Army post last week after military police found him with stun grenades, a land mine and a laser targeting sight.

Authorities say he told his wife and family he worked at the base and was to be deployed on a secretive mission to Iraq or Afghanistan.

Saxon's father Hugh said at a court hearing Monday his son needed psychological treatment, and prosecutors said in a court filing this week it would help determine whether he is suffering from a mental defect.

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bettyboop
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bettyboop 06/24/10 - 06:37 am
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"Saxon's father Hugh said at

"Saxon's father Hugh said at a court hearing Monday his son needed psychological treatment, and prosecutors said in a court filing this week it would help determine whether he is suffering from a mental defect."...........,,,,,,.......Ya think?,,,,,,,,,,,

Suzy Q
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Suzy Q 06/24/10 - 06:46 am
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How could his wife not notice

How could his wife not notice the lack of paychecks from the US Government going into the bank account?

unbiased
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unbiased 06/24/10 - 10:23 am
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...or maybe he really IS a

...or maybe he really IS a secret agent and his cover was just blown by local authorities. Maybe the government has abandoned him and he is going along with the ruse to ensure the entire covert operation doesn't get blown as well. hmmmmmmmmm?
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