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Montevideo's Buford Rogers scheduled for trial Aug. 26

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West Central Tribune
Montevideo's Buford Rogers scheduled for trial Aug. 26
Willmar Minnesota 2208 Trott Ave. SW / P.O. Box 839 56201

MINNEAPOLIS ↼ A Montevideo man facing multiple illegal weapons counts as a result of a May search of his home is scheduled for trial on Aug. 26.

Buford "Bucky" Rogers, 24, has pleaded not guilty to all four charges against him.

His trial is currently scheduled for 9 a.m. Aug. 26 in federal court in Minneapolis.

Rogers was indicted in May by a federal grand jury on one count of illegally possessing a firearm and three counts of possessing "unregistered destructive devices," including two Molotov cocktails, two "black powder and nail devices" and a pipe bomb.

Due to a 2011 burglary conviction, Rogers is prohibited from possessing firearms.

A Texas man reportedly tipped off the FBI on May 2 that Rogers was allegedly planning attacks of government sites in Montevideo. Rogers was arrested May 3 in what the FBI described at the time as a terrorism case. Roger was not indicted on any federal terrorism charges.

The Associated Press contributed to this story.