Skip to comments.FBI takes charge in law enforcement probe of Boston Marathon explosions
Posted on 04/15/2013 6:47:02 PM PDT by Nachum
WASHINGTON The FBI is taking charge in the criminal investigation of the explosions at the Boston Marathon.
The announcement came Monday night at a news conference in Boston whose participants included Richard DesLauriers, the agent in charge of the FBI in Boston.
Also on Monday night, the FBI said it had set up a phone line for members of the public to call with information about the explosions to contact the law enforcement agency. The call-in number is 1-800-CALL-FBI (1-800-225-5324), prompt (hash)3.
No piece of information or detail is too small, the FBI said in urging the public to respond.
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TWA flight 800...deja vu
Paging Timothy McVeigh.
The Weather Underground and the terrorism of two of Obama’s earliest political supporters!
Go on your local news blogs and remind people!
Much faster response time than Benghazi!
Cover-up or Gosnell-ing?
I’ll bet the commie ‘RATS still think that they can stop this kind of crap with a good dose of anti-Second Amendment laws. IT’S THE PEOPLE, DUMB@$$!
Obama made certain that he had his DOJ offical there as well.
If it’s not a terrorist thing and just a random killing, why would the FBI have jurisdiction?
If not to control the release of information?
The Speedway bomber and Charles Manson and Co..
Never waste a crisis...Need I say more?
OK, what liberty’s are we going to give up now?
Frickin Bad Investigators.
The local cops will solve this and the feds will take the glory and/or do their masters bidding and cover up facts and conceal the truth.
This is coming from experience....
I think it was a crazy video.
We need to get rid of guns, so nutcases can start throwing bombs.
President Obama said that the full resources would be devoted to this case. I understand the carnage and such but there was ZERO response from Zero when a bomb was mailed to Joe Arpaio last week.
I remember the 1960s and 70s. The Weather Underground bombs wreaked similar deaths and mutilations.. where are the bombers today? They remained in "the Establishment" all through the years and are part of the Democratic Party New Normal.
One bomb exploded on a window ledge outside a San Francisco police station station just after the night shift roll call on Feb. 16, 1970..
5 pounds of shrapnel, including dozens of sharp metal staples and numerous bullets. The thrust was directed inside the station.
"I was blown all the way across the room, around 30 to 40 feet [but] none of the shrapnel really struck me too much. It really was just a matter of seconds and inches," reported an officer.
One officer was partially blinded by shrapnel . . . Sgt. Brian McDonnell was thrown across the room, and he suffered numerous cuts from the staples (mostly in the neck and head IIRC). He died two days later. Several other officers suffered severe shrapnel wounds. Sgt. McDonnell's injuries were so severe that everyone was surprised that he remained alive for two days.
Many believe that the bombers are known but they come from prominent and influential families (as did most the radicals of those days) and have immunity.
IMO there was a half-assed attempt to prosecute the "guilty as hell, free as a bird" POS pukes. Within the past few years San Francisco police personnel have been told by the DOJ to shut the hell up about the murderers of Sgt. McDonnell.
Well let's see.. Islamist murderers are excused as "workplace violence" or drones of Bush/Cheney, American left wing murderers appear to have immunity.. that pretty much leaves just a few that could be guilty, namely us I guess.
Or the terrorist killing of our diplomat in Afghanistan recently.
more like the anthrax search, but they’ll drain Boston Bay if they have to once their inept profilers give them a clue!
I was stuck in traffic on Storrow Drive around 5:15 when a long line of large Black SUVs decided they had to go right down the center of stop and go traffic. It looked like they were heading to the scene of the crime after finishing lunch, coffee, and the donuts leftover from the morning shift.
DOJ = THAT Holder, you mean ?
Isn’t one of the liberal terrorist teaching at Columbia now?
I think they used claymores:
M18 Claymore mine
Anyone with direct experience with them? I talked to an X-Army buddy of mine who was around them in Vietnam who had explosive experience, but did not use Claymores.
Another clue was the color of the explosion. Some of the photo’s showed a pink hue to the explosion. Not sure what explosive would do that.
The FBI stood up to the Obama people on Benghazi - they might be the ‘good guys’ in this mess.
Holder has his people on it. We’re saved.
Katherine Boudin was one of their friends. She threw butyric acid into the lobby of a hotel during the 1968 Chicago Democratic convention. She escaped when a Greenwich Village town house blew up in the early 1970s because of the home-made bomb factory in it. Several of her comrades were killed. I have Bill Ayers’s book in which he writes about this. She was on the run, and in late 1981 she engaged in a Brinks-type holdup that left three guards dead. She was given a long prison sentence. She has been released and she is now teaching at Columbia University in NYC. Prior to her 1981 arrest, she had been on the run. She had a three-year-old son, Chesa, who was then reared by Bill Ayers and Bernadine Dohrn
If you want to protect somebody, call the Secret Service. If you want foreign intelligence, call the CIA or NSA. If you want a press conference, call the FBI.
Sounds fishy to me
bomb sniffing dogs -”just a drill”
Remember, Butch Napolitano said we are safer than we have ever been. She’s out there buying 1.6 billion rounds of ammo to use on Americans and for guards at the FEMA camps, but no one is watching the borders. Butch is just another one of the Food Stamp President’s failed cabinet appointments.
That pink hue is the vaporized mist of human remains.
The claymor is a directional anti-personnel mine, used for ambushes.
I noticed several buildings near the explosion still had their windows intact. Makes me think it was shrapnel bomb rather than a blast one.
I doubt it. The FBI once had a good reputation, but it has been just a tool for the Progressives since Slick Willy.
I’m thinking maybe simultaneous explosions caused by static electricity in half empty fuel tanks.
Reports of projectile shape is said to be round steel & lead balls.
The photo with wounds I have seen indicated ball injury not shrapnel.
That makes sense. If you look at the blast, it is pretty large. I have never seen a claymore detonated. Have heard about pink mist claymores.
They are set up to remote detonate or use trip wire, infared or laser.
I think you are on to something there.
You could probably search for what type mine the Iranians have which is similar to a claymore. Or maybe the N. Koreans.
Very Fishy indeed. What did they know and when did they know it? Another false flag?
Better beef up the DHS and ATF.
Didn't look pink to me; could have been the film.
Not sure I could go back to the photo on the web again, but have seen photos that don’t have a pink hue.
But they no longer use “film” in a camera today. They use sensors in the camera that generate the digital image.
So the Benghazi Team is hard at it.
Wait... how can the FBI investigate a terrorist attack considering that after Obama came to town, there is no such thing as a terrorist?
........”devote full resources”.............LOL.........what a liar........!
Which video are they going to blame this on?!
This, I’m afraid, is just a firecracker compared to what these jihadi’s dream about at night with their 4 year old wives...........
Instead of 3 people dead next time, it could be 300,000 or 3 million! And, geez, look who our head man is! He’s one of em!
Absent effective policy from the top, a nuke in a major city is just a matter of when, in my opinion (and I hope I’m wrong).
Do not be surprised that if the perps(s) turn out to be member(s) of the Saudi Tea Party this whole thing will gradually go away unless they can find a white Christian Veteran to blame it on.
Most likely an improvised claymor type, such as a grapeshot charge. Can be directional. Looking at the blast scene I did not see any craters, which usually indicates a directional blast.
They have jurisdiction, basically, when they say so. Thusly was it in Hoover’s day, too. Does anyone wonder why he stuck his nose in the Lindbergh kidnapping? Then again, for a long while they didn’t intrude on investigations of clear national importance. The Dallas police were the ones who nabbed Lee Harvey Oswald (and let him be killed). But if was hit or miss in the past, it’s less so now, and not just because of the endless federal laws. They can slap the words “national security” onto anything and who’s gonna say boo?
Don’t ya know the fbi will steer the investigation to fit some damn agenda they have.
NO confidence in the fbi doing anything
It was some Christian white rednecks with guns