Boston Bombing suspects planned more attacks, Police Commissioner Ed Davis stockpile dangerous as it gets in urban policing, Homemade bombs, 250 ammunition rounds

Boston Bombing suspects planned more attacks, Police Commissioner Ed Davis stockpile dangerous as it gets in urban policing, Homemade bombs, 250 ammunition rounds

” the FBI reviewed its records and determined that in early 2011, a foreign government asked the FBI for information about Tamerlan Tsarnaev. The request stated that it was based on information that he was a follower of radical Islam and a strong believer, and that he had changed drastically since 2010 as he prepared to leave the United States for travel to the country’s region to join unspecified underground groups.”…FBI press release April 19, 2013

“Saudi Arabia, which gave us 15 of the 19 Sept. 11 hijackers, will soon get the coveted “trusted traveler” status from the Department of Homeland Security.”…NY post March 21, 2013

“I will stand with the Muslims should the political winds shift in an ugly direction.”…Barack Obama


From the Washington Guardian April 21, 2013.

“Boston Bombing suspects planned more attacks, police chief says”

“Two students had amassed substantial cache of weapons and bombs, suggesting they had more mayhem planned”

“As churches paused Sunday to mourn the dead and console the survivors of the Boston Marathon bombing, the city’s police commissioner said the two suspects had such a large cache of weapons that they were probably planning other attacks. The surviving suspect remained hospitalized and unable to speak with a gunshot wound to the throat.

After the two brothers engaged in a gun battle with police early Friday, authorities found many unexploded homemade bombs at the scene, along with more than 250 rounds of ammunition.

Police Commissioner Ed Davis said the stockpile was “as dangerous as it gets in urban policing.”

“We have reason to believe, based upon the evidence that was found at that scene — the explosions, the explosive ordnance that was unexploded and the firepower that they had — that they were going to attack other individuals. That’s my belief at this point.” Davis told CBS’s “Face the Nation.”

On “Fox News Sunday,” he said authorities cannot be positive there are not more explosives somewhere that have not been found. But the people of Boston are safe, he insisted.

The suspects in the twin bombings that killed three people and wounded more than 180 are two ethnic Chechen brothers from southern Russia — 19-year-old Dzhokhar Tsarnaev and his 26-year-old brother, Tamerlan. Their motive remained unclear.

The older brother was killed during a getaway attempt. The younger brother, Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, was still in serious condition Sunday after his capture Friday from a tarp-covered boat in a suburban Boston backyard. Authorities would not comment on whether he had been questioned.

Sen. Dan Coats of Indiana, a member of the Senate Intelligence Committee, said Tsarnaev’s throat wound raised questions about when he will be able to talk again, if ever.

The wound “doesn’t mean he can’t communicate, but right now I think he’s in a condition where we can’t get any information from him at all,” Coats told ABC’s “This Week.”

It was not clear whether Tsarnaev was shot by police or inflicted the wound himself.

In the final standoff with police, shots were fired from the boat, but investigators have not determined where the gunfire was aimed, Davis said.

In an interview with The Associated Press, the parents of Tamerlan Tsarnaev insisted Sunday that he came to Dagestan and Chechnya last year to visit relatives and had nothing to do with the militants operating in the volatile part of Russia. His father said he slept much of the time.

The younger Tsarnaev could be charged any day. The most serious charge available to federal prosecutors would be the use of a weapon of mass destruction to kill people, which carries a possible death sentence. Massachusetts does not have the death penalty.”

“The federal Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives was tracing the suspects’ weapons to try to determine how they were obtained.

Neither of the brothers had permission to carry a gun. Cambridge Police Commissioner Robert Haas said it was unclear whether either of them ever applied for a gun permit, and the applications are not considered public records.

But the younger brother would have been denied a permit based on his age alone. Only people 21 or older are allowed gun licenses in Massachusetts.”

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10 responses to “Boston Bombing suspects planned more attacks, Police Commissioner Ed Davis stockpile dangerous as it gets in urban policing, Homemade bombs, 250 ammunition rounds

  1. citizenwells

    “U.K. may have slipped into a third recession

    The coldest March in 50 years may have tipped the ailing U.K. economy into a third recession since the financial crisis, a result that will increase the pressure on the government to relax its policy of austerity.
    Most economists expect the world’s sixth-largest economy to narrowly avoid a second consecutive quarter of contraction when the first estimate of first-quarter output is released on Thursday. But the chances of a surprise are high.
    The U.K.’s gross domestic product fell by 0.3% in the final quarter of 2012. A triple-dip recession would be unprecedented, and pile pressure on finance minister George Osborne to spread the pain of government spending cuts over a longer period of time.
    UBS economist Amit Kara said he expected U.K. GDP to show zero growth, but cautioned that the cold weather could spring a shock and send the economy into reverse again.
    “There are large risks to this forecast because of the unusually cold weather in March, and if we are wrong, and the UK economy does slip into recession once again, the triple dip will have become reality,” he wrote in a research note.”

  2. Mr. Bill(ms. helga)

    Listening to Glen Beck. About to reveal big news –

    Click on “listen live”.

  3. citizenwells

    Thanks Mr. Bill

  4. Mr. Bill(ms. helga)

    CW – I just hope this doesn’t turn out to be another “Ratings pump” tease.

  5. citizenwells


  6. 2008

    Question 5
    Does the Constitution permit a president to detain US citizens without charges as unlawful enemy combatants?

    Barack Obama
    “No. I reject the Bush Administration’s claim that the President has plenary authority under the Constitution to detain U.S. citizens without charges as unlawful enemy combatants.”

    Why has Tsarnaev not been charged then??

  7. PAT….

    because the poor child is sick…and Obama will not charge a sick child…

    Just making a joke…

  8. Whistleblower
  9. Mr. Bill(ms. helga)

    What was that break in the transmission of the Glen Beck show about. It is working now and he is asking tough questions. Wasn’t Rupert Murdoch involved with a Saudian Prince in his company?

  10. citizenwells

    A Saudi prince bought sizeable shares of Fox more than once.

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