Skip to comments.Colorado Teen Arrested When Trying To Join Her ISIS Lover
Posted on 07/03/2014 11:26:16 AM PDT by PoloSec
A Colorado teenager met an Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) fighter online, fell in love with him and tried to join him in Syria. But she didnt even make it out of America.
Shannon Maureen Conley, 19, was arrested by the FBI at Denver International Airport as she was trying to leave the country to join her 32-year-old Tunisian love interest near the Turkish border. She was charged with conspiracy to provide material support to a designated foreign terrorist organization, according to ABC News.
But Conley isnt just a normal American teenager. Shes licensed as a certified nurses aide in Colorado and was trained in U.S. military tactics and firearms through the U.S. Army Explorers.
Conley planned to help out in the ISIS camp using her nursing skills, and her Tunisian friend told her that was good because they needed more nurses, according to the supporting affidavit that accompanied the U.S. criminal complaint. These court documents were unsealed Wednesday.
She had planned to serve in the U.S. military but later changed her mind. She thought she wouldnt be accepted because she wore a hijab and niqab and because of her religion.
She said she intended to use that training to go overseas to wage jihad, the affidavit said. She also intended to train Islamic Jihad fighters in U.S. military tactics.
Officials and even her family tried to dissuade Conley from joining ISIS. She was first noticed when she was reportedly behaving suspiciously at Faith Bible Chapel in Arvada. The affidavit said that church was the scene of a shooting in 2007.
Conley is still in the custody of U.S. Marshals and a trial date hasnt been scheduled yet, according to CNN. If convicted, she faces up to 15 years in prison.
Her attorney, Robert William Pepin, wouldnt comment, but Conleys mother said that it was a difficult time for them.
Ah , let her go she’ll love it there
What a bubble-head. You just cannot make this stuff up. This nit wit of a girl has absolutely ZERO grounding.
I think she was arrested in April, I read somewhere. ??
“Love” is a condition that makes a lot of people stupid. It makes teenage girls incredibly stupid at times. You have this. We also had the sick spectacle of the girls who thought that the Boston bomber was “hot.” When I was younger, I remember all the Ted Bundy groupies who thought he was cute.
Won’t they make her wear one of those head-to-toe burkas over there and confiscate her driver’s license? Probably take her cellphone away too.
Treason and a rope. We need to stop suffering fools.
Since she is American and (obviously) liberal, does she get to be one of the 42 Non-virgins?
Can Sandra Fluke join?
Would they want her?
Article with a pic of the “love bird”...she can leave...let her find out in person what islam is really about.
Ain’t that the truth. When I was a teen, back in the dark ages, “bad boys” were the guys who listened to Led Zeppelin and smoked pot. Now they’re murderers.
Charming lass ...
I can smell the body odor, patchouli, and weed from here ...
Just what I was thinking! She would lose her enthusiasm pretty quickly after a couple of days in a burka, in the Tunisian heat, in a tent; not to mention after the beatings for not being an obedient woman.
“charged with conspiracy to provide material support to a designated foreign terrorist organization” But Obama and McCain both agreed these guys needed air support. Why aren’t they in jail?
Head over heels in love with a muzzie. Especially when the machette drop.
Not just that, but from being passed around. The imams have already told the young women that it’s their religious responsibility to “service” ISIS fighters, and a large number of them have been kidnapped and are being gang raped.
Should have traded HER for Bergdahl.
Nothing funny about it.
The question should now be asked — how many more “Americans” have decided to join ISIS?
If these “Americans” know how to join ISIS, then ISIS knows how to contact them and give instructions for possible terrorist deeds.
These “Americans” can never be trusted again and should be isolated from the general population as soon as they are detected.
Awww, young love. How sweet. I’m all verklempt.