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San Antonio break-in sparks FBI involvement: police [ Moroccans ]
reuters.com ^ | Oct 19 2011 | Reuters

Posted on 10/19/2011 11:33:55 AM PDT by NoLibZone

Five foreign men were arrested during a courthouse break-in early on Wednesday and police said they found photographs of public buildings, water systems and malls from various U.S. cities in their van.

The men, at least three of whom were in their 20s, will be questioned by a joint terrorism task force including the FBI and immigration authorities, officials said.

Bexar County spokeswoman Laura Jesse said three men were found inside the 120-year-old Bexar County Courthouse, a landmark in downtown San Antonio and two in a large recreational vehicle parked in front of the building.

She said all five were Moroccans.

Inside the RV, officials say they found "photographs of infrastructure" including shopping malls, water systems, courthouses and other public buildings that they say were taken in cities across the United States.

"They got travel documents, parking passes, they have been all over the country," Police Captain Cris Andersen said.

"A lot of photographic equipment, a lot of documentation equipment (was) inside their vehicle."

(Excerpt) Read more at reuters.com ...


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1 posted on 10/19/2011 11:33:59 AM PDT by NoLibZone
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To: NoLibZone

They were ATF employees, right?


2 posted on 10/19/2011 11:35:58 AM PDT by gaijin
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To: NoLibZone

just religion of peace activities.

/s


3 posted on 10/19/2011 11:36:16 AM PDT by ken21
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To: NoLibZone

http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/2795101/posts


4 posted on 10/19/2011 11:36:58 AM PDT by rockabyebaby (We are sooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooo screwed!)
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To: NoLibZone

They need to be watched.


5 posted on 10/19/2011 11:41:15 AM PDT by Eric in the Ozarks
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To: NoLibZone

nothing to see here, move along folks,, just 5 yout’ful touristas, out to see America, from the inside out.. move along..


6 posted on 10/19/2011 11:42:04 AM PDT by NormsRevenge (Semper Fi ... Godspeed .. Monthly Donor Onboard .. Obama: Epic Fail or Bust!!!)
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To: ken21

http://www.mysanantonio.com/news/article/Judge-Texas-court-break-in-may-have-been-prank-2226112.php

Judge says it was probably a prank. Uh, yeah, riiiiight, move along, nothing to see... Just some more of those pesky Amish yutes out at 1:30 AM breaking into governmnet buildings where personal identity information of US citizens is stored.


7 posted on 10/19/2011 11:48:11 AM PDT by bgill (There, happy now?)
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To: Eric in the Ozarks

“They need to be watched.”

Er...more than that I think. They need to be prosecuted for their crimes and incarcerated and interrogated.


8 posted on 10/19/2011 11:50:56 AM PDT by swain_forkbeard (Rationality may not be sufficient, but it is necessary.)
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To: NoLibZone

No big deal.

They’re not Taxed Enough Already people.
Now that would be a different story.


9 posted on 10/19/2011 11:51:21 AM PDT by TribalPrincess2U (2012—They vote twice— we'll vote three times.)
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To: swain_forkbeard

just a few Occupy SA freaks!


10 posted on 10/19/2011 11:51:56 AM PDT by Republic Rocker
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To: NoLibZone

Were they all named Mohammed? Are they Muslims? Nothing to worry about, I am sure. Just like the one on the airplane yesterday...


11 posted on 10/19/2011 11:52:06 AM PDT by NEMDF
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To: Eric in the Ozarks

No, they need to be executed. What they were doing was espionage in preparation for attack....they’ve aleady been ‘watched’.


12 posted on 10/19/2011 11:54:02 AM PDT by Gaffer
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To: Gaffer

Damn ! Bet someone tapped their phone too.
The horror. The horror...


13 posted on 10/19/2011 11:55:08 AM PDT by Eric in the Ozarks
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To: bgill
"Judge says it was probably a prank.

Traveling all over the country collecting pictures of water supplies and municipal buildings? That's some prank.

14 posted on 10/19/2011 11:55:59 AM PDT by DannyTN
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To: NoLibZone; Grampa Dave; potlatch; devolve; ntnychik; dixiechick2000
October 2011 through November 2012: Obama's poll numbers and the economy he destroyed on the downturn.

What would Bill Clinton do?

OKCBomb got him eleven points.

What did Obama counsel in Kenya when his cousin Raila Odinga lost the election?

He exhorted the macheteros-tireburners to murder a thousand, put hundreds of thousands out of their homes and incinerate Christians in their church.


15 posted on 10/19/2011 12:00:39 PM PDT by PhilDragoo (Hussein: Islamo-Commie from Kenya)
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To: gaijin

Probably Moroccan Christians or Mormons.


16 posted on 10/19/2011 12:05:46 PM PDT by 353FMG (Liberalism is Satan's handiwork.)
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To: gaijin

They were ATF employees, right?

Nope. They’re Amish except the driver. He’s a Mennonite.


17 posted on 10/19/2011 12:07:43 PM PDT by steveab (When was the last time someone tried to sell you a CO2 induced climate control system for your home?)
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To: NoLibZone
Bexar County Courthouse (San Antonio) burglary investigated as possibly terror related
Terror Alert, Bomb Scare After San Antonio Courthouse Break-In



18 posted on 10/19/2011 12:08:05 PM PDT by Responsibility2nd (NO LIBS! This means liberals AND libertarians (same thing) NO LIBS!)
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To: Responsibility2nd

Just heard, on the radio, that authorities don’t think this is terror related. Yeah, sure.


19 posted on 10/19/2011 12:12:19 PM PDT by surrey
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To: swain_forkbeard

>They need to be prosecuted for their crimes and incarcerated and interrogated.<

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Tsk, tsk, tsk, First Amendment, remember?

Everyone has the right of his own opinion — even if it means the destruction of this nation.

You think I’m kidding? What do you think the OWS group is trying to do? Do you see local, state or federal government taking preventive action? Did you hear any of the debaters bring this subject up?


20 posted on 10/19/2011 12:15:08 PM PDT by 353FMG (Liberalism is Satan's handiwork.)
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