Police in the UNITED states have arrested an employee from the u.s. coast guard, which is suspected to be in the process of planning a mass killing of leading politicians and members of the media.
It appears from the court documents, writes multiple media. In the first place, he is charged with illegal possession of weapons and narcotics.
The arrested person, who has the rank of lieutenant, has described himself as a "white nationalist" and supposedly he has the Norwegian mass-murderer Anders Behring Breivik as a role model.
The 49-year-old man, who is a former marine, will be in retspapirerne labeled as a "domestic terrorist" by the prosecution.
the Arrest took place on Friday last week. During a search of the man's residence in the state of Maryland police found 15 firearms and over 1000 rounds.
There was also found drugs and, not least, a list with the names of several politicians from the Democrats and prominent tv hosts in the UNITED states.
Including Nancy Pelosi, who is chairman of the House of Representatives, and Chuck Schumer, who is the party's minority leader in the Senate. Mediepersonlighederne on the list include tv presenter from among others CNN, and MSNBC.
They should all have been the target of a large-scale action, as he was planning.
- The accused planned the killing of innocent civilians on a scale rarely seen in this country, says district attorney Robert Hur, according to AFP news agency.
A draft letter to an unidentified american nynazist were also found. The arrested person describes himself as a "long-term white nationalist" and "a man of action".
On the internet, he has, according to the prosecution sought answers to questions such as "where in Washington D. C. living the majority of senators" and "are judges of the supreme court protected".
In a draft of an email in 2017, he wrote:
I dream of finding a way to kill almost every person in the world.
Since 2017 have the person arrested, according to court documents regularly sought inspiration in a manifesto by the Norwegian extremist Anders Behring Breivik.
In 2011 killed Breivik's first eight people in Oslo with a car bomb, after which he shot and killed 69 others, the majority teenagers, at a political summer camp on the island Utøya.