Bin Laden Hunter Arrives Back In Colorado

An American who traveled to Pakistan to track down Osama Bin Laden but wound up getting detained by authorities is back home in Colorado. Gary Faulkner of Greeley, Colo., arrived at the Denver airport around midnight Wednesday after a flight from Los Angeles. He told reporters that he was feeling good but was looking forward to taking a nap. Faulkner had been detained in Pakistan since June 13 after going their to kill the al-Qaida leader.

DENVER — An American who traveled to Pakistan to track down Osama Bin Laden but wound up getting detained by authorities is back home in Colorado.

Gary Faulkner gets ready to board a connection flight, back home to Colorado, on Wednesday afternoon, after arriving at Los Angeles International Airport on Wednesday, June 23, 2010, in Los Angeles. Faulkner on a solo mission to hunt down Osama bin Laden is back in the United States, 10 days after authorities found him in the woods of northern Pakistan with a pistol, a sword and night-vision equipment.

Gary Faulkner of Greeley, Colo., arrived at the Denver airport around midnight Wednesday after a flight from Los Angeles.

He told reporters that he was feeling good but was looking forward to taking a nap.

Faulkner had been detained in Pakistan since June 13 after going their to kill the al-Qaida leader.

Gary Faulkner gets ready to board a connection flight, back home to Colorado, on Wednesday afternoon, after arriving at Los Angeles International Airport on Wednesday, June 23, 2010, in Los Angeles. Faulkner on a solo mission to hunt down Osama bin Laden is back in the United States, 10 days after authorities found him in the woods of northern Pakistan with a pistol, a sword and night-vision equipment. (AP Photo/Damian Dovarganes)

At the Los Angeles airport, he referred to Bin Laden when he told KTLA-TV that "we can't let people like this scare us." Then he added: "We scare them and that's what this is about."

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DENVER (AP) — An American who traveled to Pakistan to track down Osama Bin Laden but wound up getting detained by authorities is back home in Colorado.

Gary Faulkner of Greeley, Colo., arrived at the Denver airport around midnight Wednesday after a flight from Los Angeles.

He told reporters that he was feeling good but was looking forward to taking a nap.

Faulkner had been detained in Pakistan since June 13 after going their to kill the al-Qaida leader. 

At the Los Angeles airport, he referred to Bin Laden when he told KTLA-TV that "we can't let people like this scare us." Then he added: "We scare them and that's what this is about."