March 31, 2011 Posted by Daryl Johnson Suspicious Activity

ALBUQUERQUE, [NM]—A Rio Rancho police officer walked out of his Northwest Albuquerque apartment Thursday morning to find the front two windows of his cruiser had been blown out by an explosive device. It is unclear whether the officer, a five-year veteran of the department who works as a patrol sergeant, was specifically targeted. The officer discovered the damage to his patrol car around 7 a.m. after walking out of his residence at the Eagle Ranch Apartments near Paradise Boulevard and Eagle Ranch Road. He immediately called Albuquerque police. View More>>  

March 31, 2011 Posted by Daryl Johnson Animal Rights Extremism

WHISTLER, BRITISH COLUMBIA, [CN]—The Whistler offices of a company being investigated for the killing of 100 sled dogs have been vandalized. RCMP said vandals threw red paint all over the windows and a walkway. The damage was reported to RCMP Tuesday morning. RCMP would not openly identify the name of the company hit by the vandals. LeClair also said they have not heard from anyone claiming responsibility for the damage. A press release was issued by the North American Animal Liberation press office in response to the incident. View More>>  

March 31, 2011 Posted by Daryl Johnson White Supremacist Movement

AUSTIN, [TX]—A law enforcement operation targeting growing gang activity in Austin, often linked to violent crimes and drug trafficking across the U.S.-Mexico border, has resulted in dozens of arrests. Thirty people have been arrested and outstanding warrants issued for nine more suspects during "Operation Gang Crusher," which involved local, state and federal officials. The gangs targeted include the Tango Blast and Aryan Brotherhood prison gangs, as well as the Bloods, Crips and Latin Kings street gangs. The suspects were targeted because of their active roles with area gangs, with some showing connections to transnational drug-trafficking organizations, as well as extensive and violent   

March 31, 2011 Posted by Daryl Johnson White Supremacist Movement

LAS CRUCES, [NM]—A man who the District Attorney's Office claims is a member of the Aryan Brotherhood has been sentenced to 32 years in prison for raping his girlfriend's teenage daughter. Rodney Wayne Price, 43, could spend up to the rest of his life on parole as a registered sex offender after he is released from prison. View More>>  

March 31, 2011 Posted by Daryl Johnson White Supremacist Movement

BEAUMONT, [TX]—Two men alleged to be part of a white supremacist gang have been arraigned on federal conspiracy and other charges relating to the 2009 shooting of another gang associate. A Justice Department statement said Joshua Mark Bodine, 31, of Vidor and John Oliver Manning, 59, of Pasadena are charged in a federal indictment opened on Thursday with violent crimes in support of racketeering. The pair was arraigned Thursday in Beaumont on counts that include conspiracy to assault, assault and assorted firearms and drug charges. View More>>  

March 31, 2011 Posted by Daryl Johnson Militia Movement

DETROIT, [MI]—One year after an indictment accused members of the Hutaree militia of sedition, debate continues in the militia movement as to whether the group's followers are political prisoners or violent radicals. A prominent militia group in Metro Detroit said the movement is trying to regain momentum lost when nine Hutaree members were charged with plotting to kill police officers and spark a war against the U.S. government. A federal grand jury indictment, unsealed March 29, 2010, accused the Adrian-based group's members of charges including seditious conspiracy and attempted use of weapons of mass destruction. View More>>  

March 31, 2011 Posted by Daryl Johnson Militia Movement

RUSSELLVILLE, [AL]—A Federal grand jury in Birmingham indicted a Franklin County truck driver on possession of unregistered explosives and other charges. William Ray Hines, 43, is accused of possessing hand grenades which were not registered and for being a convicted felon in possession of varous types of ammunition. Hines was arrested March 6 at a truck stop in Virginia after authorities found the explosives at Hines' Russellville residence. View More>>  

March 31, 2011 Posted by Daryl Johnson Hate Crime-General

WARWICK, [RI]—On Tuesday, Ryan Johnson, 21, pleaded guilty to the felony desecration of a place of assemblage. On June 2, 2010, Johnson and another individual who is a juvenile vandalized Temple Am David in Warwick by painting a swastika and racial slurs on the synagogue wall. Johnson was sentenced to two years suspended with probation on the charge, and one year suspended with probation on the hate-crime with probation on the hate-crime sentencing enhancement. View More>>  

March 30, 2011 Posted by Daryl Johnson Environmental Extremism

SEATTLE, [WA]—A federal judge in Washington will allow inmates in two restrictive prison units designed for terrorists and other prisoners who get 24-hour monitoring to proceed with parts of their civil rights lawsuit. Two plaintiffs, Royal Jones and Daniel McGowan, claim they were sent to the restrictive CMUs because they had a history of challenging prison authorities or speaking out about social issues. McGowan, who pleaded guilty to two counts of arson in connection with an Earth Liberation Front incident, got out of one of the special units only to be sent back in with little notice last month. View More>>  

March 30, 2011 Posted by Daryl Johnson White Supremacist Movement

SALT LAKE CITY, [UT]—A state judge has told defense attorneys eager to get off the case that they no longer have to represent a man charged with capital murder in the 2007 killing of a Utah corrections officer. Defense attorneys had thrice asked to be removed from the case, most recently citing trust issues and safety concerns. They had appealed Maughan's March refusal to release them to the Utah Supreme Court. View More>>