By Jesse Sarles

(CBS4) – A former Aurora police officer has pleaded guilty to a firearms charge in a case linked to a pipe bomb case in Aurora.

Curtiss Christensen

(credit: Arapahoe County)

Curtiss Christensen was accused of helping to cover up pipe bomb detonations allegedly committed in December 2020 and January 2021 by a close friend. Charges of being an accessory to a crime and tampering with physical evidence were dropped.

Christensen retired from the department in 2006 — years before the incidents. He is scheduled to be sentenced on Feb. 14.

Jesse Sarles