Skip to comments.Fugitive son of Detroit Imam arrested in Windsor
Posted on 10/29/2009 12:59:50 PM PDT by Clive
The fugitive son of an Imam shot dead by U.S. federal agents Wednesday was arrested Thursday in downtown Windsor and in the custody Canadian border authorities, the FBI said in a statement.
Mujahid Carswell, 30, also known as Mujahid Abdullah, was arrested by RCMP officers at about 1 p.m. Thursday without incident after police blocked off a downtown street and surrounded a house with a tactical team. He was witnessed being whisked away in a prisoner transport van and is currently in the custody of the Canada Border Services Agency on immigration violations.
Mr. Carswell is the oldest son of Lubqman Ameen Abdullah, the imam of a Detroit mosque who was killed after an exchange of gunfire with FBIagents during the raid on a warehouse in Dearborn, Mich.
Mr. Abdullah, also known as Christopher Thomas, and 10 others, including the three fugitives, were named in a federal complaint unsealed Wednesday that alleges conspiracy to commit theft from interstate shipments, mail fraud to obtain the proceeds of arson, illegal possession and sale of firearms and tampering with motor vehicle identification numbers.
Mr. Carswell was a member of the security Sura team that guards the Masjid Al-Haqq mosque in Detroit where his father was the imam. The federal complaint, obtained by Canwest News Service, says that according to an informant, Mr. Carswell moved to Windsor and was living two blocks from the tunnel border crossing and goes to a large mosque in the city.
Mr. Carswell also trains about 60 children, ages eight to 18, in martial arts at the mosque, the federal complaint said.
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Canuckistan enforces its immigration “laws”?
Guess he didn’t want to go out in a blaze of glory like dear old dad.
Must have been on Househunters. Needs house near tunnel border crossing perfect for nipping over to do a bit of terrorism.
That said, our resident Muslim, Obama, is sure being quiet about this. I guess his handlers must have told him to shut his trap.
“Canada, U.S. join forces at Detroit-Windsor border”
Last Updated: Wednesday, October 28, 2009 | 4:27 PM ET
SNIPPET: “The United States Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) has established a task force to help keep gang-related activity from crossing the U.S.-Canada border at Windsor, Ont.
Windsor police chief Gary Smith was in Detroit on Wednesday to announce a new, US-Canada task force to monitor the Detroit-Windsor border. (Dennis Porter/CBC)The Border Enforcement Security Task Force, or BEST, comprises law enforcement officers at the federal, state and local levels in the U.S. and the Royal Canadian Mounted Police, Canada Border Services Agency, Ontario Provincial Police and Windsor Police Service in Canada.
Together, those agents will cover about 1,160 kilometres of border.
“The BEST’s mission is clear to collaboratively identify and disrupt transnational criminal organizations exploiting our shared border,” Brian Moskowitz, special agent in charge of ICE’s office of investigations in Michigan and Ohio, said Wednesday morning in Detroit.
Its focus includes:
National security and terrorist threats.
Human smuggling and trafficking.
Bulk cash smuggling.
Transnational gang activities exploiting the border region.”
You’re welcome fanfan.
Only at our southern border./s
Must have been checking out the “Windsor Ballet”.
I wonder when he crossed the border?
His citizenship has not been established, but the article says he "moved" to Windsor. He "moved" here from Dearborn. He is going back to the US very soon, in cuffs, thanks to the RCMP.
You are welcome.
Shouldn’t throw stones if you live in a glass house
I don’t know the date.
I’m updating here as more info becomes available:
Making your link clickable:
“Two Windsor men sought after FBI raids on radical Islamic group in Dearborn
Third suspect hails from somewhere in Ontario”
BY STAR STAFF, THE WINDSOR STAROCTOBER 29, 2009
As Don Cherry might say, “Hey, this Carswell kid, Mujad, Moosehead, whatever - he’s a good Canadian boy, just a little rough around the edges! I’m sure the Detroit organization will find a place for him!”
Thank you for your work Cindy.
I should have been more specific anyway....I am wondering if he crossed into Canada before or after the raid. If after, that wouldn’t say much for our border guards.
I don’t know at this time.