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Mosque attack thwarted in Dearborn

Discussion in 'News & Current Events' started by KenH, Jan 31, 2011.

  1. KenH

    KenH Active Member

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    Mosque attack thwarted in Dearborn

    About 700 people were attending a funeral inside the Islamic Center of America in Dearborn, the largest mosque in metro Detroit, when Dearborn police arrived to arrest a man in a car in the parking lot.

    He had driven to Michigan from California and reportedly was overheard in a bar making threatening comments about Muslims or Arabs. His car was loaded with large, illegal fireworks, police said. Now, Roger Stockham, 63, is jailed on charges that include making a false report or threat of terrorism.

    - rest at www.freep.com/article/20110131/NEWS01/101310394/1318/Four-police-shot-in-Detroit-precinct-gunman-killed/Police-Mosque-attack-thwarted-Dearborn?odyssey=nav%7Chead