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FBI Investigation of Home on Douglas Road (Hazmat Seizure)
ABC News Affiliate WTVG - Channel 13 (Toledo, OH) ^ | October 27, 2010 | None Shown

Posted on 10/27/2010 12:14:48 PM PDT by Paved Paradise

Toledo, OH (WTVG) -- Some parts of the Safety Building downtown were under quarantine Tuesday evening as several police officers underwent decontamination by hazmat crews. It began as a domestic violence 911 call to the 4700 block of Douglas. Responding officers found some highly toxic chemicals inside the home. Toledo police say officers seized mushrooms and a cultivation of castor beans, used to make the chemical ricin. Hazmat was called. As a precaution, the half dozen officers exposed to the chemical underwent a decontamination process. None exhibited any signs of abnormalities. FBI agents from Detroit are on the scene and federal agents have landed in Toledo from Virginia. Police are not releasing many details on the investigation. Thomas David Wineinger is in custody, but there is no word on what charges he may face.

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TOPICS: Breaking News; Crime/Corruption; News/Current Events; US: Ohio
KEYWORDS: buckeyejihad; castorbeans; fbi; hazmat; mushrooms; ricin; seizure; thomasdwineinger; thomaswineinger; toledo; wineinger

1 posted on 10/27/2010 12:14:52 PM PDT by Paved Paradise
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To: Paved Paradise

I saw this on the local news this morning too (I live outside of Toledo, OH). But this is local news, not breaking national news.


2 posted on 10/27/2010 12:20:13 PM PDT by library user
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To: Paved Paradise
More at...

http://toledoblade.com/article/20101027/NEWS02/101029651/0/CAREERCENTER

...Police said they were called to Wineinger's home about 3 p.m. Tuesday by a woman who said she feared for her life, telling officers that the threat was coming from her husband...

...The woman then came out of the house and led them to the drugs that included what police said were mushrooms and a bi-product of the chemical ricin.

3 posted on 10/27/2010 12:24:10 PM PDT by HangnJudge
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To: Paved Paradise

Handsome dude.
http://toledoblade.com/apps/pbcs.dll/misc?url=/templates/zoom.pbs&Site=TO&Date=20101027&Category=NEWS02&ArtNo=101029651&Ref=AR


4 posted on 10/27/2010 12:26:08 PM PDT by Gadsden1st
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To: Paved Paradise
The perp was arraigned on drug charges at Toledo Municipal Court today. Bail was set at $100,000.


5 posted on 10/27/2010 12:26:20 PM PDT by lonevoice (Those who dance are considered insane by those who can't hear the music)
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To: Paved Paradise

Any indication of what sort of mushrooms these were? Hallucinogenic or poisonous?

Maybe the guy’s been reading too many Agatha Christie novels. Those are exactly the sort of flora that her poisoners use.


6 posted on 10/27/2010 12:30:17 PM PDT by worst-case scenario (Striving to reach the light)
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To: Paved Paradise
castor beans, used to make the chemical ricin

Does anybody just eat castor beans? Like a tasty castor bean salad?

Or are they just basically for making chemical WMDs?

7 posted on 10/27/2010 12:38:47 PM PDT by dead (I've got my eye out for Mullah Omar.)
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To: Paved Paradise

Risin

http://waynesword.palomar.edu/plmar99.htm#ricin


8 posted on 10/27/2010 12:47:40 PM PDT by wolfcreek (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Lsd7DGqVSIc)
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To: dead

See #8

It’s also used in medicine

http://waynesword.palomar.edu/plmar99.htm#medicine


9 posted on 10/27/2010 12:50:07 PM PDT by wolfcreek (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Lsd7DGqVSIc)
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To: dead

The Castor is a popular domestic plant. If you have patience, you can get beans, and with a good supply you can make castor oil. You can also make ricin, and the cookbook for that is everywhere. It had a particular run of popularity on nazi sites a while ago. The process is remarkably easy.


10 posted on 10/27/2010 12:51:03 PM PDT by Hardraade (I want gigaton warheads now!!)
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To: lonevoice

Hmmmmmm....

11 posted on 10/27/2010 12:53:34 PM PDT by theDentist (fybo; qwerty ergo typo : i type, therefore i misspelll)
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To: Paved Paradise
a cultivation of castor beans, used to make the chemical ricin.

Ricin is one of the deadliest poisons


12 posted on 10/27/2010 1:03:36 PM PDT by MindBender26 (Fighting the "con" in Conservatism on FR since 1998.)
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To: dead

Castor oil has been used for decades as a food additive and medicine.


13 posted on 10/27/2010 1:09:32 PM PDT by Kenton (Just my $0.02 worth...)
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To: dead

Castor beans used to be used as a poison to get rid of moles in the yard. People grew it, specifically for that purpose.


14 posted on 10/27/2010 1:13:03 PM PDT by Eva
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To: Paved Paradise

Picture of the perp:

http://www.toledoblade.com/article/20101027/NEWS02/101029651/-1/rss


15 posted on 10/27/2010 1:14:28 PM PDT by FarRightFanatic (It wasn't an election. It was a socialist coup.)
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To: dead

Castor oil makes a great two-stroke/glow fuel lubricant. I run it in all my two smoke engines.

And it has a nice exhaust aroma!


16 posted on 10/27/2010 1:15:40 PM PDT by soycd
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To: Paved Paradise
Whew, scared me. There is a Douglas Road here in Miami, FL too!
17 posted on 10/27/2010 1:23:14 PM PDT by ExSoldier (Zombie Hunters: We make dead things deader.)
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To: theDentist
baby
18 posted on 10/27/2010 1:25:52 PM PDT by lonevoice (Those who dance are considered insane by those who can't hear the music)
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To: dead

People plant them in their gardens just to look at. They have green and bronze leaves and red flowers. In the picture above, it's the tall spikey leaf plant. Just don't have them in your yard if you have kids or pets because the seeds/beans are poisonous. And don't grow them if you think you might be on government watch list.

19 posted on 10/27/2010 1:33:29 PM PDT by bgill (K Parliament- how could a young man born in Kenya who is not even a native American become the POTUS)
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To: MindBender26

I know. At first I was thinking it was going to be a Muslim. Toledo is very close to Detroit, Michigan.

I just hope the guy is not connected with a militia.


20 posted on 10/27/2010 2:34:17 PM PDT by Paved Paradise
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To: library user

Thanks. I guess breaking to me is breaking. It doesn’t say “breaking national news,” it just says “breaking.”

I’ll try to remember.


21 posted on 10/27/2010 2:35:12 PM PDT by Paved Paradise
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To: HangnJudge

This reminds me of a story that happened near me. Police were called to a home (about 3 miles from my house) on a domestic. The lady showed them hubby’s meth lab in the basement. YOW. The house was right in the middle of an upscale suburban development. Neighbors were clue-less! I’m glad my neighbors aren’t that close to me. Just shows you how insulated we are in today’s modern world.


22 posted on 10/27/2010 2:37:14 PM PDT by Paved Paradise
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To: dead

Everytime I read stories like this, the person was planning something pretty bad. This guy had enough to do some serious damage. I wish there was more info on this.


23 posted on 10/27/2010 2:45:16 PM PDT by Paved Paradise
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To: Paved Paradise; RS
I know. At first I was thinking it was going to be a Muslim. Toledo is very close to Detroit, Michigan.

At least the thread made it to 20 before spurious Muslim speculation was mentioned--and you held back waiting for confirmation! In the past, FReepers consistently made asses of themselves in 3 or so!

24 posted on 10/27/2010 3:21:06 PM PDT by Gondring (Paul Revere would have been flamed as a naysayer troll and told to go back to Boston.)
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To: lonevoice

Small world. That house is set back from the street, but I’ve been through there many times and have eaten at the place across the street.


25 posted on 10/27/2010 3:22:27 PM PDT by Gondring (Paul Revere would have been flamed as a naysayer troll and told to go back to Boston.)
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To: Gondring

Well, admittedly, my mind did go that route. Again, thinking of Detroit and the recent news items and the election coming up.

Like you said, better to have some facts first.


26 posted on 10/27/2010 3:43:27 PM PDT by Paved Paradise
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To: theDentist

who that man?


27 posted on 10/27/2010 5:02:52 PM PDT by rahbert
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To: rahbert

Ward Churchill, “Indian” Professor at Univ Colorado with questionable Indian heritage. Claimed the folks killed in the World Trade Centers were ‘little Eichmanns’ who deserved their fate. Your basic Liberal fool in a faux-ivory tower.


28 posted on 10/27/2010 6:49:30 PM PDT by theDentist (fybo; qwerty ergo typo : i type, therefore i misspelll)
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