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Feds investigate military info found in Mpls. apt.
KSTP.com ^ | 3/4/09 | Nicole Muehlhausen

Posted on 03/04/2009 7:01:28 PM PST by ButThreeLeftsDo

After detailed maps of local military operations and anti-government slogans were found in a south Minneapolis apartment, federal authorities are now involved in the investigation.

The three tenants were evicted from the property this weekend, but what they left behind has caught the interest of the FBI and Homeland Security.

A cleaning crew made the discovery shortly before 12 p.m. on Tuesday.

One of the workers told 5 EYEWITNESS NEWS they noticed maps on the walls with government chains and commands.

Inside a closet, they found numerous rolls of maps. Authorities said the details are disturbing.

"We ran into a bunch of blue prints of Minneapolis-St. Paul Army Air Force property. It had thickness of walls, hour ratings, explosives and fires," said one of the men with the cleaning crew, who wished to remain anonymous.

They also discovered several bumper stickers with anti-government messages.

The crew then called Minneapolis Police who have since collected the items as evidence.


TOPICS: Extended News; News/Current Events; US: Minnesota; War on Terror
KEYWORDS: armyairforceproperty; bumperstickers; explosives; fbi; fire; fires; homelandsecurity; maps; minneapolis; minneapolisstpaul; sleepercell; tm; twincitiescell
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Video at link. Obviously.....there is much more to this story...
1 posted on 03/04/2009 7:01:28 PM PST by ButThreeLeftsDo
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To: Cindy

PING......


2 posted on 03/04/2009 7:01:47 PM PST by ButThreeLeftsDo
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To: ButThreeLeftsDo

Was this the old 0bama campaign headquarters?


3 posted on 03/04/2009 7:03:13 PM PST by null and void (We are now in day 42 of our national holiday from reality.)
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To: ButThreeLeftsDo

Those evil Lutherins.


4 posted on 03/04/2009 7:03:38 PM PST by Mercat (There will be a day)
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To: ButThreeLeftsDo

“anti-government slogans...”

Yeah, so? Why is that suspicious? The country is filled with those types.


5 posted on 03/04/2009 7:05:02 PM PST by Brilliant
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To: Mercat

Naw, this looks more like those Amish extremists.


6 posted on 03/04/2009 7:05:47 PM PST by Mr. Jazzy (No greater friend, no worse enemy -The United States Marine Corps.)
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To: ButThreeLeftsDo

Let me guess. Menonites?


7 posted on 03/04/2009 7:05:47 PM PST by pissant (THE Conservative party: www.falconparty.com)
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To: Mercat

Only the Wisconsin Synod!


9 posted on 03/04/2009 7:06:10 PM PST by Panzerlied ("We shall never surrender!")
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To: ButThreeLeftsDo

Kudos to the cleaning crew for making the call.


10 posted on 03/04/2009 7:08:46 PM PST by Velveeta
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To: null and void

Dang, you beat me to it!

No, just friends of Erkel.

Erkel should be at least smart enough to soil his pants.

Course, at this point a terrorist attack could be an inside job aimed at declaring Marshal Law to finish the job of finishing the United States.

Erkel has already been at it 6 weeks and its not going fast enough for him.


11 posted on 03/04/2009 7:09:33 PM PST by Sequoyah101 (Get the bats and light the hay)
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To: PhilosopherStones

Ditto.


12 posted on 03/04/2009 7:09:53 PM PST by txnativegop (God Bless America! (NRA-Endowment))
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To: pissant

The video report described them as “locals”.....

We got a lot of “locals” around here......


13 posted on 03/04/2009 7:11:07 PM PST by ButThreeLeftsDo
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To: Velveeta

Indeed.....


14 posted on 03/04/2009 7:11:38 PM PST by ButThreeLeftsDo
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To: ButThreeLeftsDo

Minnesota aka Somalia.


15 posted on 03/04/2009 7:12:40 PM PST by Frantzie (Boycott GE - they own NBC, MSNBC, CNBC & Universal. Boycott Disney - they own ABC)
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To: ButThreeLeftsDo
Let me guess... radical Amish... you know... the ones that make those portable electric fireplaces.

LLS

16 posted on 03/04/2009 7:13:25 PM PST by LibLieSlayer (hussein will NEVER be my president... NEVER!)
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To: ButThreeLeftsDo

I know about the military operations in Iraq and Afghanistan, and even the Philippines, but what military operations are going on in Minnesota, and how successful have they been?


17 posted on 03/04/2009 7:14:30 PM PST by PAR35
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To: null and void

Move along. This was just the local ACORN office.


18 posted on 03/04/2009 7:14:51 PM PST by comps4spice
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To: Mercat

Lots of evil lutherans like this in Minnesota now you mean?

http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/americas/4471245.stm

http://209.157.64.201/focus/f-bloggers/2199155/posts

Many of not most are here illegally too like their head guy who is always on the twin cities news running his filthy mouth about how unfair everything is. His name is Omar Jamal.

http://www.thesouthasian.org/archives/2003/department_of_homeland_securit.html

http://refugeeresettlementwatch.wordpress.com/2008/12/04/somali-suicide-bomber-given-decent-burial-in-minnesota/

http://refugeeresettlementwatch.wordpress.com/2008/07/29/somali-gangs-in-minneapolis-open-warfare/


19 posted on 03/04/2009 7:15:49 PM PST by FromLori (FromLori)
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To: PhilosopherStones

The biggest part of being prepared (which is sage advice) for the worst is by praying that it never gets to “worst case”.

LLS


20 posted on 03/04/2009 7:16:13 PM PST by LibLieSlayer (hussein will NEVER be my president... NEVER!)
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To: PAR35

I know.......Badly composed story by an intern...

Only account I could find....


21 posted on 03/04/2009 7:17:05 PM PST by ButThreeLeftsDo
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To: PAR35

I think they reference the Military action as al franken’s attack on the Constitution.

LLS


22 posted on 03/04/2009 7:17:35 PM PST by LibLieSlayer (hussein will NEVER be my president... NEVER!)
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To: Sequoyah101
Marshal Law

Dillon or Cogburn? Martial

23 posted on 03/04/2009 7:20:37 PM PST by xone
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To: Sequoyah101
neener neener neener

Erkel has already been at it 6 weeks and its not going fast enough for him

Woe to the inhabiters of the earth and of the sea! for the devil is come down unto you, having great wrath, because he knoweth that he hath but a short time.

24 posted on 03/04/2009 7:21:24 PM PST by null and void (We are now in day 42 of our national holiday from reality.)
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To: ButThreeLeftsDo; 1stbn27; 2111USMC; 2nd Bn, 11th Mar; 68 grunt; A.A. Cunningham; ASOC; ...

Ping


25 posted on 03/04/2009 7:21:45 PM PST by freema (MarineNiece,Daughter,Wife,Friend,Sister,Friend,Aunt,Friend,Mother,Friend,Cousin, FRiend)
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To: ButThreeLeftsDo

Possible military blueprints found in Minneapolis apartment
http://www.kare11.com/news/news_article.aspx?storyid=541145&catid=2

bottom bit of article


Minneapolis police won’t say what they found in the apartment.

The call was described in a police report as a ‘homeland security offense’.

Police say the investigation is now in hands of the FBI. At this point, it’s not clear whether the blueprints are authentic, who they belong to or how that person got them.

KARE 11 spoke with someone who once lived in the apartment. He says the drawings had been there a long time.

His roommate saw them but didn’t know what they were.

To Ramone, his find had potential security implications, important to report to authorities.

“Better safe than sorry,” he says.

KARE 11 spoke with an agent from the local office of the FBI and he says the case was indeed referred to the FBI by Minneapolis police.

The FBI is conducting an assessment of the items and information provided by investigators.

Ramone says several people lived in the apartment, as many as ten at a time.

They didn’t pay rent and were evicted.


26 posted on 03/04/2009 7:24:09 PM PST by NormsRevenge (Semper Fi ... Godspeed.)
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To: xone

Fair enough.

Marshall but the point is made.


27 posted on 03/04/2009 7:25:55 PM PST by Sequoyah101 (Get the bats and light the hay)
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To: NormsRevenge

PING...


28 posted on 03/04/2009 7:26:47 PM PST by ButThreeLeftsDo
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To: ButThreeLeftsDo
You packed the maps and blueprints, right Al?
Al? Al?
You did get them, didn't you?


29 posted on 03/04/2009 7:31:51 PM PST by Iron Munro (Suppose you were an idiot. And suppose you were a member of Congress. But I repeat myself.)
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To: freema; NormsRevenge; Cindy

“After a group of adults moved out of a south Minneapolis rental house over the weekend, cleaning crews arrived to find some suspicious materials in the closet, and now the FBI are involved.

Neighbors say two women and about four men moved out of a lower apartment unit on the 3000 block of Park Avenue S. on Saturday.

The hired cleaners say they found bundles of maps and blueprints of Minneapolis and St. Paul which appeared to be from the U.S. Army. The blueprints included details such as the thickness of certain building’s walls across the Twin Cities. There was also more than a dozen live ammunition rounds over 12 inches long, the cleaners told police.

Minneapolis Police has cleared out everything from inside the property, and the FBI is now assessing the materials.”


30 posted on 03/04/2009 7:35:59 PM PST by ButThreeLeftsDo
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To: xone

And I’d go for either one of them if they could get control of this mess.

Favorite movie line, “Fill your hand you son-of-a-bitch!”


31 posted on 03/04/2009 7:36:45 PM PST by Sequoyah101 (Get the bats and light the hay)
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To: LibLieSlayer

Of course we have to be prepared for worst case too...


32 posted on 03/04/2009 7:38:48 PM PST by PhilosopherStones
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To: NormsRevenge
Ramone says several people lived in the apartment, as many as ten at a time.

They sound like illegals. If they were white supremacists or "militia" types I would expect the media to be all over this.

Why the vague references to "anti government" slogans? Could this be code talk to cover up Islamic extremist slogans?

33 posted on 03/04/2009 7:47:15 PM PST by Aglooka (Posting from New Hampshachusetts (Formerly New Hampshire))
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To: ButThreeLeftsDo

Many young Somoli men have vanished from Minneapolis. Authorities believe they have joined the jihad in Somalia.
Maybe there is some connection.

http://www.foxnews.com/story/0,2933,461865,00.html


34 posted on 03/04/2009 8:05:05 PM PST by HollyB
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...what military operations are going on in Minnesota, and how successful have they been?

If we're lucky, they're trying to rid the world of lutfisk... With enough lutfisk and green jello, Lutherans are poised to take over the world...

35 posted on 03/04/2009 8:13:11 PM PST by CodeMasterPhilzar (I'll keep my money, my guns, and my freedom. You can keep the "change.")
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To: Aglooka

A quote from another source:

“We ran into a bunch of blue prints of Minneapolis-St. Paul Army Air Force property. It had thickness of walls, hour ratings, explosives and fires,” said one of the men with the cleaning crew, who wished to remain anonymous.”


36 posted on 03/04/2009 8:17:11 PM PST by HollyB
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To: HollyB

The missing youts have been covered here, in depth...

Yep, there could be a connection. Hopefully, any connection won’t be swept under the rug.


37 posted on 03/04/2009 8:17:26 PM PST by ButThreeLeftsDo
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Its Al Franken and the MARSHALL Laws.

Come on folks. Spell check and know a bit of history, at least.


38 posted on 03/04/2009 8:18:07 PM PST by Jet Jaguar (Atlas Shrugged Mode: ON)
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To: ButThreeLeftsDo
Scary, sounds like the tenants were terrorists of some variety.

I was also impressed by the reporter's grasp of what he was writing about- government chains and commands.

39 posted on 03/04/2009 8:21:50 PM PST by Tammy8 (Please Support and pray for our Troops, as they serve us every day.)
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To: Alas Babylon!; American_Centurion; An.American.Expatriate; ASA.Ranger; ASA Vet; Ax; Azeem; ...
MI....local....ping!

We've got problems domestically.
40 posted on 03/04/2009 8:23:14 PM PST by BIGLOOK (Keelhaul Congress! It's the sensible solution to restore Command to the People.)
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To: HollyB

What exactly is an ‘hour rating’ and how would a ‘cleaning’ crew guy have analyzed the prints such that he recognized them?


41 posted on 03/04/2009 8:30:39 PM PST by txhurl (ralph...)
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To: txhurl

I have no idea what an hour rating is, I was actually hoping someone else knew.


42 posted on 03/04/2009 8:34:50 PM PST by HollyB
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To: Aglooka

There are some “Christian Identity” types here in the Twin Cities, in fact ran into one yesterday - in Eagan.


43 posted on 03/04/2009 9:04:35 PM PST by Fred Hayek (Leftism is a mental disorder.)
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To: ButThreeLeftsDo
. There was also more than a dozen live ammunition rounds over 12 inches long,

Hmm, now what kind of stupid terrorist, domestic or otherwise would leave something like that, or the maps for that matter, behind?

This stinks like a 3 day old dead fish of Plant. By whom and why, is the question.

A loaded .50 BMG round is just under 5 1/2 inches long.

A 25mm round for the Bushmaster cannon is about 8.3 inches long.

Even the rounds for the mighty GAU-8 Avenger used in the A-10 to kill tanks is only about 11.4 in long.

The rocket from an AT-4 Light Anti-armor Weapon is 18 inches long.

44 posted on 03/04/2009 9:41:04 PM PST by El Gato ("The Second Amendment is the RESET button of the United States Constitution." -- Doug McKay)
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To: El Gato

Modern reporting leaves a bit to be desired.......

;-)


45 posted on 03/04/2009 9:44:20 PM PST by ButThreeLeftsDo
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To: txhurl

The first thing that came into my mind was a fire rating, but it could also be an amp rating - how much charge a battery will constantly deliver before it dies.

It’s impossible to know from the story, however.


46 posted on 03/04/2009 10:23:45 PM PST by scott7278 (Obama, Klaatu barada nikto!)
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To: null and void

Was this the old 0bama campaign headquarters?
_______________
LMAO!


47 posted on 03/04/2009 10:31:10 PM PST by mojitojoe ( Idiots elected a Marxist ideologue with narcissistic personality disorder & America is dying.)
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To: HollyB; txhurl; Tammy8
That piqued my curiosity, too: what exactly do "government chains and commands" look like? Any resemblance to a "commander and chief"?

At least there's nothing sinister about hour ratings. The National Fire Protection Association runs tests and classifies construction elements according to how long they remain intact in the presence of fire at a given temperature: 1-hour walls, 1-1/2-hour ducts, 2-hour fire doors, and so on. The results are published in the NFPA's annual handbook, which is a standard reference for the writers of U.S. building codes.

48 posted on 03/04/2009 10:44:17 PM PST by Tenniel2 ("Providence moves slowly, but the devil always hurries" -- John Randolph of Roanoke)
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To: ButThreeLeftsDo

Serious stuff.

Thanks for the ping ButThreeLeftsDo.


49 posted on 03/04/2009 10:49:45 PM PST by Cindy
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To: ButThreeLeftsDo

All the more reason there must be a uniform created to identify patriotic dissenters from the islamic extremists.

Whats disturbing is the MSM cares not to discriminate and just identify anything anti-government as evil and diabolical.


50 posted on 03/04/2009 10:54:29 PM PST by Eye of Unk (How strangely will the Tools of a Tyrant pervert the plain Meaning of Words! SA)
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