Skip to comments.FBI, Navy Foiled Alleged Terror Plot on Quantico
Posted on 09/25/2009 6:03:30 PM PDT by SandRat
WASHINGTON, Sept. 25, 2009 An indictment handed down yesterday in a North Carolina federal court charges three men with plotting to attack Marine Corps Base Quantico, Va., with the intent to murder U.S. military personnel.
The men -- two American citizens and a legal U.S. resident from Kosovo are Daniel Patrick Boyd, 39; his son, Zakariya Boyd, 20; and Kosovo native Hysen Sherifi, 24, according to Justice Department and Marine Corps news releases.
The three allegedly were involved in a plot to procure maps of the base and assemble weapons as a precursor to an attack, the releases say. They also are named with four other men -- including another Boyd son, Dylan, 22 -- in a sealed indictment July 22 for alleged involvement in a conspiracy to provide material support to terrorists, as well as conspiracy to murder, kidnap, maim and injure persons abroad, the releases say.
Agents from the FBI and the Naval Criminal Investigative Service and Quanticos headquarters staff collaborated on an investigation that uncovered the alleged plot at the base.
We have been in close coordination with NCIS and FBI agents and other officials throughout the Boyd investigation, Quanticos base commander Marine Col. Dan Choike said in a Marine Corps news release.
We have ensured that the safety and protection of our Marines, their families and civilians who call Quantico home, received our first and absolute attention, Choike said. That attention in all matters continues to be our main focus.
Others indicted in the alleged broader terrorism activities include:
-- Anes Subasic, 33, a naturalized U.S. citizen;
-- Mohammad Omar Aly Hassan, 22, a U.S. citizen; and
-- Ziyad Yaghi, 21, a U.S. citizen.
All seven men are residents of North Carolina.
The defendants were arrested July 27 at various locations. All are being held without bond.
These charges hammer home the point that terrorists and their supporters are not confined to the remote regions of some far-away land, but can grow and fester right here at home, U.S. Attorney George E.B. Holding said in the Justice Department news release.
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Attacking a Marine Corp base? Not the sharpest tools in the shed.
Funny that they mention the “normal” names first, then later on they list what I can only assume is the root cause of the issue.
Funny, but not surprising.
Muslims. It’s ALWAYS muslims.
While our brave troops are fighting overseas, our government has allowed the enemy to come here.
God bless the brave souls watching our back...I pray they can maintain the vigil even with the anti-American antics of our own president.
I thought that guy in Dallas just didn’t like the new stadium.....
I wonder if Gibbs was involved??
It must be a coincidence.
Not the Sharpest Butter Knives in the Drawer
You mean Special Agent Leroy Jethro Gibbs and not Press Secretary Gibbs I’m sure.
not that I’m an NCIS fan or anything..:)
The Presstitues got wind of and were going to public with it so the arrests had to be mad quickly I’m told.
Mohammedans suck. Why can’t they accept the fact that they live in an inferior parallel universe of humanoids FUBR’s by their adherence to an ancient cult. If they have a problem with the normal world, maybe baptism would help. Islam certainly won’t. It’s the biggest pimple on the as of progress that ever has been known.
Yes the enemy has been here for thirty years now.
They should have been rounded up 8 years ago!
Rally bent on suicide, that’s obvious.
Kill them, gut them like fish, stuff them with swine innards and ship their asses to the Middle East
Hard to do, with the American Muslims are different fantasy still afloat.
It’s not a matter of sharp or dull, it’s just that they think dying while killing, or trying to kill, infidels is a sure way to a paradise of eternal sensual delights, complete with 72 virgins (or was that raisins?—those East Syriac passages in the Koran are so hard to understand). Seen in that light attacking a Marine Base seems to be a fairly certain way of becoming a shaheed, rather than ending up in lock up wherever Obama is sending folks instead of Gitmo.
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