A Providence police officer was fired after he admitted to charges of illegally possessing a gun with scratched out serial numbers and threatening superiors this week.
In exchange for his guilty pleas, 46-year-old Scott Logan was sentenced Thursday to a five-year suspended sentence for the weapons charge and home confinement for threatening three superiors.
Judge Robert Krause also ordered Logan to continue receiving substance abuse and mental health treatment.
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Logan was indicted after a resident found a pistol with obliterated serial numbers inside his bag outside a police substation in July. He was arrested in October after a peer support officer reported that Logan had made threats against Maj. Thomas Verdi, Lt. Timothy O'Hara, and Sgt. Timothy McGann.
Public Safety Commissioner Steven Pare confirmed Logan's termination.