April 25, 2013

Did You Hear About A Ukrainian Rutgers Student Arrested For Taking 2 IED's Into NYC 8 Days Before #BostonBombing?

Neither did I and it was only reported after the perp appeared in Hudson County Court on Wednesday

Just eight days before three people were killed and more than 260 people were injured in the Boston Marathon bombing, a Ukrainian student was arrested in New Jersey carrying two homemade devices.

Rutgers student Mykyta Panasenko, 27, was arrested in Hoboken on April 7 aboard a NJ Transit train bound for Suffern, New York. He was carrying two improvised explosive devices, according to police.

Jersey City Police Deputy Chief Peter Nalbach said Thursday that authorities also found material at Panasenko's home ‘that may have been used to make an explosive device.’[...]

His arrest wasn't reported by authorities at the time, but became public after he appeared in Hudson County Court on Wednesday.

News of the arrest comes after revelations that the Tsarnaev brothers, the two suspects in the Boston bombings, had also planned to set off bombs in Manhattan.[More...[

Nothing to see here, move along™ ~ BroncoBama

UPDATE: An 'advisory/clarification' was released by Jersey officials, read it here

h/t A.M.H.

By Stable Hand at 10:03 PM | Comments |