Feds: NC Terror Suspect Had Maps For Quantico Plot

Federal prosecutors say two North Carolina terrorism suspects plotted to kill U.S. military personnel.

A superseding indictment returned Thursday against Daniel Patrick Boyd and Hysen Sherifi is the first time authorities have said the men had specific targets. Prosecutors said Boyd obtained maps of Virginia's Marine Corps Base Quantico in order to plan an attack.

Prosecutors have previously said the man went on training expeditions in the weeks leading up to their arrests in July, practicing military tactics with armor-piercing bullets on a property in rural North Carolina.

Seven men are awaiting trial in the case, and investigators say an eighth suspect is believed to be in Pakistan.

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


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  • by Tom Location: Charlotte on Sep 25, 2009 at 09:32 AM
    to "Mike"- you couldnt have said it any better. I completely agree with you. We need to make a statement and put our foot down. These liberals are soo worried about offending someone and stepping on peoples toes, and the terrorists just eat this up and take advantage of that. We are shooting ourselves in the foot. Let's get back to some of the views our founding fathers and people before us had.
  • by Mike Location: Edenton on Sep 25, 2009 at 03:13 AM
    In 1905 Gen. Blackjack Pershing was military governor of the Phillipines where there was a problem with Muslim Moro terrorists. Muslims believe pigs to be unclean and to be buried unclean prevents their entrance into heaven. Pershing shot 49, covered their corpses in pigs blood and entrails, buried them in a ditch, and released the 50th with the promise of more of the same if the violence didn't cease. There was not another terrorist attack for over 50 years. Any questions??
  • by Clifton Location: Washington on Sep 24, 2009 at 03:11 PM
    And these guys are the only ones involved. Not another person was helping plan this out. So I guess the Base is safe now. Yeah! Right! And I have some ocean front property in AZ for sale also. Oh yeah. A big bridge that you can open and close to keep out bad people.
  • by Frank Location: Roper on Sep 24, 2009 at 03:01 PM
    Take them to the gas chamber and save taxpayers money.
  • by Mom Location: None Ya on Sep 24, 2009 at 02:59 PM
    Send all those 3rd world, brainwashed idiots back to their God forsaken countries and give the death penality to the Americans who cross over to their terroristic ways. They don't deserve to live in America.
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