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Timeline of events in the disappearance of Fla. firefighter Jerry Perdomo

Kevin Bennett | BDN
Kevin Bennett | BDN
A missing person's poster, featuring Florida firefighter Jerry Perdomo, hangs on a tree outside the home of Gary Porter's Jackson home as unmarked police cars fill the yard on Tuesday, Feb. 28, 2012. Daniel Porter, Gary's son, was arrested at the home late Tuesday afternoon and charged with the murder of Perdomo.
By Bianca Prieto, Orlando Sentinel

Below is a timeline of events in the disappearance and alleged murder of Florida firefighter Jerry Perdomo, who was reported missing in Bangor, Maine. The information was gathered through news reports and a Maine State Police affidavit released Wednesday.

Jan. 8

Maine police report shows Daniel Porter called cops on Jerry Perdomo for throwing rocks at his window. Both subjects alleged threats by the other. Perdomo stated that he observed Porter with a machine gun and that Porter threatened to shoot him and put him through a wood chipper. Porter stated that Perdomo threatened to cut off his hands and kill him.

Jan. 20

Porter and his girlfriend, Cheyenne Nowak, purchase a .357 handgun at a pawn shop in Maine, according to police report.

Feb. 15

Perdomo leaves his Orange City, Fla., home in a rented Gold Toyota Camry with his luggage.

Feb. 16

Morning: Perdomo arrives at girlfriend Lisa’s house in Bangor, Maine.

5:30 p.m.: Perdomo leaves Gould’s house to meet a ‘friend.’ Was carrying a gun, two cell phones.

6:07 p.m.: Perdomo calls Porter’s cell.

6:08 p.m.: Perdomo calls wife, Tonya Perdomo, in Florida.

6:15 p.m.: Perdomo speaks to wife for 11 minutes.

7:41 p.m.: Perdomo calls wife again, said he was on a dirt road. This is the last time anyone hears from Perdomo.

Feb. 17

8:20 a.m.: Porter drops off Perdomo’s rental car at Walmart, 900 Stillwater, Bangor, Maine.

10:40 p.m.: Police find Perdomo’s rental car at Walmart, 900 Stillwater, Bangor, Maine.

Feb. 19

Girlfriend Lisa reports Perdomo missing at 2:55 a.m.

Feb. 21

Porter buys a new car, a 2005 Hyundai Elantra.

Feb. 23

Bangor police name Porter, 24, and Nowak, 23, persons of interest in the case.

Feb. 24

Nowak posts a status update on her Facebook page saying “Sorry for your loss.” Police interview Porter and Nowak in Connecticut.

Feb. 27

Wife Tonya Perdomo holds press conference outside of family home in Orange City.

Feb. 28

Suspect Daniel Porter arrested and charged with murder.

Feb. 29

Detailed murder affidavit released in the arrest of Daniel Porter.

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