Newsculture

Thu Oct 12, 2017, 09:55 AM

N.C. airport bomb suspect wanted 'to fight a war on U.S. soil,' complaint says

ASHEVILLE, N.C. — A man who authorities say planted an explosive device that contained ammonium nitrate and fuel oil at a regional North Carolina airport Friday said he was preparing to "fight a war on U.S. soil," according to a criminal complaint filed in federal court.

The suspect, Michael Christopher Estes, is charged with attempted malicious use of explosive materials and unlawful possession of explosive materials in an airport.

During his first appearance in federal court Tuesday, he waived his right to a preliminary hearing. A federal judge assigned an attorney to Estes, finding that he is indigent.

The criminal complaint, filed by FBI agent James A. Anderson and read in court Tuesday, states that Asheville Regional Airport police officers found "what appeared to be an improvised explosive device" early Friday morning outside the airport terminal.

https://www.usatoday.com/story/news/nation-now/2017/10/10/north-carolina-airport-bomb-suspect/749938001/

1 replies, 69 views

Reply to this thread

Back to top Alert abuse

Always highlight: 10 newest replies | Replies posted after I mark a forum
Replies to this discussion thread
Arrow 1 replies Author Time Post
Reply N.C. airport bomb suspect wanted 'to fight a war on U.S. soil,' complaint says (Original post)
Agent_86 Oct 12 OP
cologeek Oct 12 #1

Response to Agent_86 (Original post)

Thu Oct 12, 2017, 01:54 PM

1. Not a very bright bulb.

But that type rarely are geniuses.

Reply to this post

Back to top Alert abuse Link here Permalink

Newsculture