White terrorism blotter – February 2017

compiled by The Wallager  |  Feb 22, 2017

ar-170228696Feb 20, 2017 (and Oct 29, 2016) – The Maynard Police Department arrested a man early this morning in connection with the suspicious device found on Demars Street earlier this week

Source: Maynard man arrested in connection with suspicious device

Feb 17, 2017 – MESA, AZ – Mesa police say they found a homemade explosive device in the home of a man who held his girlfriend at knife-point.  Mesa police report that on Feb. 11 about 3:30 a.m., they were responded to a domestic violence call near Gilbert and Broadway roads.

The victim reported to police that her boyfriend, 35-year-old Brandon Paul Grede, held a box cutter to her throat after she demanded that he leave the home because she learned he had multiple outstanding warrants.

Source: PD: Improvised explosive device found in home of Mesa assault suspect – ABC15 Arizona

Feb 17, 2017 (and Feb 14, 2017) – The graffiti discovered in the halls of the Cadillac Square Apartments in Detroit on Wednesday included phrases such as ‘go home n****rs or else,’ ‘white power,’ and ‘kill blacks.’

Source: Detroit’s Cadillac Square Apartments hit with KKK graffiti | Daily Mail Online

Feb 16, 2017 – The Tennessee man accused of planning to attack a Muslim community in New York is in custody after jurors convicted him today in Chattanooga’s U.S. District Court.

Source: Former TVA engineer found guilty of planning to attack Muslim community | Times Free Press

Feb 16, 2017 – A white supremacist with felony convictions in South Carolina bought a gun from an undercover FBI agent, telling the agent he planned an attack in the spirit of Dylann Roof, authorities said Thursday.

Source: FBI: White supremacist talked of Dylann Roof-type attack | Fox News

Feb 12, 2017 – HENRY COUNTY, Va. – A North Carolina man was arrested for having an improvised explosive device after he was pulled over while driving in Virginia.Davy Warren Roark, 52, of Harmony, was charged with felony possession of explosive device, misdemeanor reckless driving and defective equipment.A Henry County deputy pulled the suspect over Sunday morning in the 1900 block of Joseph Martin Hwy. for reckless driving.


Source: NC man arrested with improvised explosive device in Virginia | myfox8.com

Jan 30, 2017 – Residents notify police after finding the messages in their yards, but the distribution is not considered a hate crime because it doesn’t include threats.


Source: Ku Klux Klan fliers shock residents of Freeport, Augusta neighborhoods – The Portland Press Herald

Dec 2016 – “Leafleting is relatively benign, but it creates a climate of intimidation and a climate of fear. Even if it’s a single person operating alone, it still has a negative effect.”


Source: Groups pushing back against Nazi-inspired leaflets | Missoula Current


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