Friday, October 19, 2007

Terrorist Sentenced

A terrorist captured after trying to bomb a building in Texas has been convicted and sentenced to forty years in prison. The bomb consisted of explosives and two pounds of nails; early news reports said that it would have injured everyone within a hundred-foot radius. Luckily the bomb failed to explode and no one was hurt.
A judge on Friday sentenced a man to 40 years in prison after he admitted to planting a bomb outside an Austin [building].

Police arrested Paul Ross Evans, 27, in April after they found a makeshift bomb in the parking lot [...]

The nail-filled bomb never went off, and no one was hurt in the incident, but the SWAT team was called out to dispose of it.

Evans pleaded guilty to attempted use of a weapon of mass destruction. Evans faced a maximum sentence of life in prison. Man Gets 40 Years After Planting Bomb ...

I'm looking for this on the front page of The Post tomorrow morning.


Anonymous Andrew said...

Jim, what are your thoughts on this?

Will the CRC want Harry Potter out of the school libraries?

October 20, 2007 12:55 PM  

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