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HELENA, Mont. – An Albanian citizen who spoke about joining ISIS and assaulting casual people to take revenge at a mosque in New Zealand was arrested at a Montana training facility, officials say. on charges of possession of firearms by an unlawful user of controlled substances and making false statements concerning international and domestic terrorism.
Judge Magistrate Jeremy Lynch ordered him to stay for further consideration.
Alameti Federal Public Defender John Rhodes did not immediately return to the call for comments on Thursday
. FBI special agent Matthew Dermayer said in a statement filed with a jury trial. USA against the military, recruitment center, government building, gay club, or Jewish church, "Dermayer said.
But Alameti also later stated that he would not attack the United States land, because the country granted him citizenship. According to the FBI agent, he said:
Alameti told the informant that last month he moved from home to the Bronx in Bozeman, because He hated his life in New York, he had a family
Alameti drove to Montana by bus on March 15, when the militant opened fire at a mosque in Christchurch and killed 50 people. 19659009] He asked the federal informant to send him a link to the video about shooting, because he warmed him up. "I will attack the casual people to take revenge for the blood," Alameti told the informant, according to Dermeyer.
Once upon a time in Bozeman, Alameti looked at weapons at the Pawnshop and Wal-Mart, and bought a pneumatic rifle. He was expelled from the hotel for smoking marijuana and was hospitalized on March 25 for obvious acute alcohol intoxication, Dermayer said. . In this interview, Alameti denied that he was in contact with anyone who asked him to go abroad, saying that he had never expressed a desire to harm Americans, never expressed a desire to fight American troops for and has never expressed a desire to fight for ISIS, Dermayer said.
On Tuesday, another federal informant recorded Alameti, buying marijuana that he could die the next day and said that he wanted to "shoot" the hotel from which he was expelled. He said that the next day he wants to go to the small arms and shoot the rifle he saw in the pawnshops, said the statement of the FBI agent.
On Wednesday, Alameti landed at the polygon, paying $ 35 for rent. He was arrested when he seized him, "Deurmeyer said.
The federal charge for which he was arrested says he is illegally in possession of weapons while using drugs, and allegations of false allegations are evidently linked to the answers given by Bosman to the police during his interview.