TWO UNSOLVED SIMILAR MURDER-ROBBERY CASES

May 23, 2019

New Jersey man aided Hamas, threatened to kill Israel supporters

SITUATION A 20-year-old New Jersey man who allegedly wanted to shoot everyone at a pro-Israel rallygoers and bomb Trump Tower skyscraper in New York was arrested by the FBI for trying to provide aid to the Islamic militant group Hamas.New Jersey man Jonathan Xie, of Basking Ridge, was arrested by the federal agents on the charges of attempting to provide material support to a designated terrorist organization, making false statements and spreading fear over social media as he allegedly made various threats on Instagram, where he stated that he wanted to “shoot everybody” at a pro-Israel march and “bomb Trump...

 

May 23, 2019

May 23, 2019 : Icebreaker Operation : 20+ of drug syndicate arrested across Europe

SITUATION Police have arrested 22 suspects in an operation across five countries that dismantled one of Europe’s top criminal groups behind drug trafficking and assassinations, the EU’s police agency has said. The operation, codenamed Icebreaker, which took place last week, led to the arrest of the alleged ringleader, a 48-year-old Lithuanian, in Spain and other suspects in Poland, Lithuania, Spain, and Britain, Europol said. The “highly professional and dangerous” gang was involved in “large-scale drug and cigarette trafficking, assassinations and money laundering”, netting an estimated €680m (£600m) over the past two years, it said. About 450 police raided 40 properties,...

 

May 23, 2019

May 23, 2019 : DACA recipient’s life ravaged, ICE arrest entire innocent family

SITUATION The Immigration and Customs Enforcement(ICE) officers arrested a family, which includes the mother and father and cousin of a young 26-year-old woman who was a  Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program (DACA) recipient. DACA is an American immigration policy that allows some individuals with unlawful presence in the United States after being brought to the country as children to receive a renewable two-year period of deferred action from deportation and become eligible for a work permit in the U.S. To be eligible for the program, recipients cannot have felonies or serious misdemeanors on their records. The woman, Paula Hincapie-Rendon was awarded DACA status in 2015 and again in...

 

May 22, 2019

May 22, 2019 : Turkish police arrest 16 Islamic State suspects

SITUATION The Turkish police on Tuesday arrested 16 suspects with links to Islamic State terror group in separate operations in central Kayseri, northwestern Kocaeli, and southeastern Şanlıurfa provinces. Kayseri Police's anti-terror branch teams at dawn raided addresses of individuals suspected of carrying out operational activities for Islamic State.  According to Demirören News Agency, six Syrian and four Iraqi nationals were detained for questioning. In Kocaeli, anti-terror police teams carried out operations Tuesday morning in the Izmit, Başiskele and Gebze districts. Four Islamic State-linked suspects were detained. In Şanlıurfa, two female terrorists were captured in an operation in Akçakale district on...

 

May 22, 2019

May 22, 2019 : Retired Indonesian Major General arrested for treason and arms smuggling

SITUATION Coordinating Minister for Politics, Law and Security Wiranto said law enforcers have arrested a retired Indonesian Major general of the Army Special Forces, Maj. Gen.  Sunarko, for alleged treason and smuggling of arms. "Sunarko's arrest is related to his remarks in a video giving orders to his men, which was recorded and made viral," Wiranto said at the Presidential Palace in Jakarta on Tuesday. He said the firearms were allegedly smuggled from Aceh at Sunarko's request, but police are still conducting further investigation. “The arrest of Sunarko is linked with the presence of illegal arms from Aceh, which Sunarko allegedly requested for...