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“I am no more than a college guy.”
The case of the Goose Creek Two continues to develop. The latest news? A new, superseding indictment and new weapons charges against one of the ex-USF students. Here’s the DOJ’s press release: TAMPA, Fla., April 16 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — United States Attorney Robert E. O’Neill today announced the filing of a seven count superseding indictment against […]
A New York connection.
“Guns, explosives, fuses, canisters of gasoline, ammunition, welding equipment, GPS devices, all-night interstate drives to an unstated and indeterminate destination, stops to check gun prices and availability, and computers with a recent history of visits to sites that feature the advocates and the means of violence are not attributes that a disinterested but cautious observer associates with a safe and tranquil citizen of the community.”
The Goose Creek Two: Megahed reportedly researched high-powered rifles; brother accused of sending coded messages
Curiouser and curiouser. As long as the Goose Creek Two and their families arouse suspicion and the mystery unfolds, I’ll continue to cover them. The latest development in the case involve suspect Yousef Megahed and his brother, Yahia. Megahed’s bond was delayed late last night over after the federal judge in the trial heard new […]
The mystery of the Goose Creek Two continues to unravel. From the very beginning, the case smelled. Remember: “Fireworks?” Just fireworks. Just two innocent boys on a drive to the beach. Who just happened to be driving on an isolated road that leads to a naval station…which houses a military brig where enemy combatants are […]
“They are making this up to make him look bad.”
The plot thickens. Read the St. Petersburg Times: (Hat tip – reader Lynne) Well, well, well: PVC pipe filled with homemade “low-grade explosive mixture” and a videotape instruction for turning a remote-controlled toy car into a detonator were among the items found in the car driven by two University of South Florida students arrested in […]
Osama uncut. Michael Moore challenged. Goose Creek Two. And more.
Plus: A box of bullets.
Goose Creek case gets congressional scrutiny; Update 11:36am Eastern: Chertoff: "I will get back to you on that"
Chertoff testifies before the House Committee on Homeland Security.
Update: The pdf of the three-page indictment is here. (Hat tip – Lawhawk). And Dan Riehl, who has followed the story closely, has a reminder about an “as yet un-identified individual said to have returned to Canada right after the initial arrest.” Reax from the USAO in SC: In South Carolina, where Mohamed and Megahed […]
A federal grand jury in Tampa is asking for DNA and hair samples from one of the alleged Pipe Bomb Boys.
Mystery at Goose Creek: Who are the accused Pipe Bomb Boys? Update: Yahia Megahed's Hi5 profile is gone
Tracing the social network of Yousef Megahed and Ahmed Mohamed.
Saturday night bomb scare Update: Map added Update: Sunday developments Update: Monday follow-up…charges filed
“No immediate threat.” Highway 176 near Goose Creek, SC, shut down after police discover “possible explosives” in a car with two alleged Middle Eastern men. Goose Creek is home to the Naval Weapons Station and the US Naval Consolidated Brig.