News -

Man threatened to kill President Obama, attack a mosque

News -

Man threatened to kill President Obama, attack a mosque

BOSTON (AP) — Federal authorities have arrested a Massachusetts man who they say threatened to assassinate President Barack Obama, bomb several police stations and attack a mosque.

Forty-year-old Joseph Garguilo appeared in Boston federal court on Monday to face a single charge of possessing ammunition, which violated the terms of a recent restraining order filed by his ex-wife.

The FBI arrested Garguilo on Friday after a raid of his Holliston home allegedly turned up assault rifle parts, incendiary materials, ammunition and handwritten notes threatening violence against Muslims.

Believing he was “about to snap,” Department of Justice officials say a friend reported Garguilo’s behavior. A neighbor told The Boston Globe that Garguilo’s a “bad dude.”

Garguilo was ordered held without bail pending a hearing Wednesday. His attorney denied he threatened anybody.

Copyright 2016 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.

The post Man threatened to kill President Obama, attack a mosque appeared first on theGrio.


Leave a comment

Related Posts

In Mexico’s border city, Haitians hailed as success story
TIJUANA, Mexico (AP) — A few blocks from a shelter housing members of a Central American migrant caravan sits the fir...
Read More
Say No Mo', Where Is Video?: The Assassination of E.J. Bradford
1: to murder (a usually prominent person) by sudden or secret attack often for political reasons; a plot to assassina...
Read More
Bus Crash Horror: 1 child dead and 40 people hurt on youth football trip
BENTON, Ark. (AP) — A charter bus carrying a youth football team from Tennessee crashed early Monday in central Arkan...
Read More
Black Hair Matters: The Affirmative Power of Politicians Like Ayanna Pressley and Stacey Abrams
When Ayanna Pressley got her Senegalese twists done for the first time about three years ago, it was a moment of affi...
Read More

Tags