September 30, 2016 Posted by Daryl Johnson Suspicious Activity

PANACA, [NV]--Questions were being raised Friday about what prompted the FBI to take the lead role in the investigation into the deadly bombing in Panaca. FBI agents spent hours executing search warrants Thursday, July 21st, in the small Lincoln County town, including at the site of the bombing, the home of former nursing supervisor Joshua Cluff and his family. A neighbor said the search there focused on a utility trailer just north of the damaged home. Cluff was the friend and former boss of Glenn Franklin Jones, 59, who was killed in the bombing that authorities believe he carried out. No one else was seriously hurt when two explosive devices detonated seconds apart on July 13. Though t  

September 29, 2016 Posted by Daryl Johnson Suspicious Activity

PANACA, [NV]--A man he thought he knew set off bombs at his house and almost killed his wife and three daughters, and Joshua Cluff has no idea why. In an angry telephone interview, the man whose home was targeted in the July 13 bomb attack in Panaca said Glenn Franklin Jones never made a threat or uttered a harsh word to him in the years they knew each other and worked together at the hospital in nearby Caliente. Cluff’s first public statements about the attack came in response to new revelations about what else Jones might have been planning. According to court records in Arizona, investigators recovered notes the 59-year-old left behind in Kingman, Arizona, suggesting he was planning   

September 28, 2016 Posted by Daryl Johnson Militia Movement

COEUR D'ALENE, [ID]--Thirty-six members of 3% of Idaho, many in leadership positions, announced their resignations Tuesday evening after they said $2,901 in donations earmarked for four Idaho men accused in the 2014 Bundy Ranch standoff in Nevada were improperly spent. They claim Brandon Curtiss, the group’s president, spent the money on unauthorized car accessories, car washes, camping at an Idaho state park, iTunes music downloads, gasoline and food at restaurants, among other charges. The resignations came in a letter that accused Curtiss of using the donated money for his own use. “It is with heavy hearts that we, the undersigned, do solemnly testify to you that we believe that s  

September 23, 2016 Posted by Daryl Johnson Suspicious Activity

ANCHORAGE, [AK]--The Anchorage Police Dept. has confirmed that 69-year-old Robert Musser, the suspect in the standoff on the 12000 block of Ginami St. in Anchorage, has died. An autopsy will be conducted and the medical examiner is set to take custody of the body in order to determine the nature and cause of Musser's death. The section of Ginami St. where the standoff took place will remain closed for the next few hours as law enforcement continues to investigate. The Hillside standoff on Ginami St. has been going on since Wednesday. An FBI SWAT team arrived on the scene late Thursday afternoon, joining Anchorage police and Alaska State Troopers, many of them in tactical gear. The stand  

September 16, 2016 Posted by Daryl Johnson Antigovernment Extremism-General

MURFREESBORO, [TN]--A Murfreesboro man is charged with threatening the lives of a U.S. senator and a congresswoman, according to a news release from David Rivera, U.S. attorney for the Middle Tennessee District. FBI police and U.S. Capitol Police arrested Keahiokahouna Stewart, 36, at his Murfreesboro home Friday morning without incident, the release states. Stewart was scheduled to make an initial appearance Friday afternoon before a U.S. magistrate judge in Nashville. According to the criminal complaint, beginning in August 2016 and continuing through Sept. 12, Stewart sent threatening emails and posted threatening videos to Instagram accounts, which he created. In an email dated Aug.   

September 16, 2016 Posted by Daryl Johnson Threat to President

LOCKPORT, [NY]--A Niagara County teen who pleaded guilty to making a threat against the president will spend 15 months in prison. Jared Brown, the 19-year-old from Lockport who threatened President Barack Obama during a telephone call to the city police department on Sept. 6, 2015, was sentenced Friday by U.S. District Court Lawrence J. Vilardo in Buffalo, according to U.S. Attorney William Hochul. Prosecutors said Brown called the Lockport City Police Department through the 911 Emergency Call Center and made oral threats against the president over the telephone. During the call, Brown said to an employee that he would kill President Barack Obama. When a Secret Service agent asked the hypo  

September 15, 2016 Posted by Daryl Johnson Sovereign Citizen Movement

SANTA FE, [NM]--The FBI on Thursday continued to stay mum about Wednesday’s raid in which agents accompanied by heavily armed officers searched the homes of Daniel Schiffmiller’s parents, disrupting a Santa Fe neighborhood off Agua Fría Street and Osage Avenue as a state police helicopter hovered overhead. A police affidavit says Schiffmiller has described himself as a “sovereign citizen” who believes the U.S. government is illegitimate. The man’s father said agents who took his personal computer and other items from his home told him investigators believed his son may have been using chemicals to make explosives. A Santa Fe police spokesman said city officers on Wednesday arreste  

September 13, 2016 Posted by Daryl Johnson Hate Crime-General

NEW YORK CITY, [NY]--A Muslim woman wearing traditional garments had her clothes set on fire by a man with a lighter as she shopped on a crowded New York City street over the weekend, police said Monday. The 35-year-old was dressed in a hijab and standing outside a Valentino store on Fifth Avenue in Manhattan Saturday night, when she felt heat on her left side, according to the New York City Police Department. The woman, who has not been identified, saw that her blouse was on fire and patted out the flames. When she looked up, she noticed a man standing with a lighter in his hand, police said. The man disappeared down a side street, leaving the startled woman with a “quarter-sized ho  

September 12, 2016 Posted by Daryl Johnson Suspicious Activity

BIRMINGHAM, [AL]--Police in Alabama say six people were shot, one fatally, after a peace rally at a public housing community. Police say the shooting happened at 8:25 p.m. Sunday at Gate City in Birmingham. Birmingham police spokesman Sgt. Bryan Shelton says that all six victims were innocent bystanders. The condition of the other five victims was not immediately available. Police say the shootings took place after a peace rally ended in the community’s Lewis Park. Earlier in the day, residents attended the “Stop the Violence Gate City Peace Day,” about two blocks away from the shooting scene. Right now, police are searching for suspects. View More>>  

September 12, 2016 Posted by Daryl Johnson Hate Crime-General

FORT PIERCE, [FL]--Investigators released video showing a possible suspect in a fire that authorities believe was deliberately set at the mosque that had been attended by Omar Mateen, the shooter in the Orlando nightclub massacre. The St. Lucie County Sheriff's Office said surveillance footage shows what appears to be a white or Hispanic male arriving at Florida's Islamic Center of Fort Pierce on a Harley-Davidson-style motorcycle at approximately 11:38 p.m. on Sunday. In the video, a man is seen approaching the building from the northeast side, and then a flash can be seen, according to the sheriff's department. The male is then seen running from the building. He appears to be carrying "p