Gary Brooks Faulkner

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'Bin Laden Hunter' Flies Home

Faulkner says he's planning to return to Pakistan

(Newser) - Gary Brooks Faulkner is heading home to Colorado after his mission to kill Osama bin Laden was brought to an abrupt halt by Pakistani authorities. The construction worker, arrested in a Pakistani forest carrying a sword and pistol, flew to Denver yesterday after being released without charge by Pakistani authorities,... More »

Pakistan to Release Bin Laden Hunter

Relatives says Gary Brooks Faulkner will be home soon

(Newser) - A relative of an American on a solo mission to hunt down Osama bin Laden says the Colorado man is being released by the Pakistani government without charges. Gary Faulkner was detained June 13 in the woods of northern Pakistan after being found with a pistol, a sword, and night-vision... More »

Bin Laden Hunter's Brother: He's 'Not Crazy'

Friends and family say would-be hitman is just patriotic

(Newser) - It's still not entirely clear what made 50-year-old Gary Brooks Faulkner of Colorado think he could go to Pakistan and kill Osama bin Laden by himself, but friends and family says he's sane. "My brother is not crazy," his brother Scott tells CNN . "He is highly intelligent... More »

Calif. Man Hunts bin Laden, Armed With Pistol, Sword

Pakistan authorities arrest American found wandering in forest

(Newser) - Pakistan has arrested an American citizen who says he was on a mission to claim Osama bin Laden's head. Gary Brooks Faulkner, a 52-year-old construction worker from California, was found in a forest near the Afghanistan border with a pistol, a dagger, and a 40-inch sword, as well as Christian... More »

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