Six North Carolina Terror Suspects Moved to Va. Jail

Six of the seven North Carolina men accused in a federal terrorism case have been transferred to a jail in Virginia.

Federal authorities said Thursday that the six are now being held at a jail in Farmville, Va. Deputy U.S. Marshal Bryan Konig wouldn't say when or why they were transferred but did say the Marshal's Service has a contract with the jail to house federal prisoners.

U.S. Magistrate Judge William Webb on Wednesday ordered that the six remain in custody until trial, saying they're a flight risk and a danger. But he also questioned the strength of the prosecutors' case.

The detention hearing for the seventh suspect will be held Monday. He's still being held in Wake County.

(Copyright 2009 by The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved.)


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  • by Jack Location: enc on Aug 6, 2009 at 04:00 PM
    Why don't they open a new jail at the bottom of the Atlantic Ocean.
  • by MrT Location: LaNC on Aug 6, 2009 at 02:19 PM
    The threat that these men pose to America is minor compared to the threat that the Obama administration loons pose to America.
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