August 22, 2017 Posted by Daryl Johnson Domestic Terrorism

HOUSTON, [TX]--A Houston man has been arrested after being accused by authorities of trying to damage or destroy a Confederate statue at a Houston park with explosives. Federal prosecutors said Monday 25-year-old Andrew Schneck had been charged with attempting to maliciously damage or destroy property receiving federal financial assistance. Authorities say a Houston park ranger on Saturday caught Schneck kneeling near a statue of Richard Dowling, a lieutenant in the Confederate army, located in Hermann Park. His arrest came several hours after hundreds protested a Spirit of the Confederacy statue at Sam Houston Park. Prosecutors say Schneck was caught with two boxes with duct tape and wires