Monday, August 06, 2007

CAIR Lays Our Cares To Rest

News that explosives were found Saturday shocked residents in and around Goose Creek, home to the Naval Weapons Station, which houses the U.S. Naval Consolidated Brig, a military prison where enemy combatants have been held.
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2 held in explosives scare; Islamic leader says men are college students on (excellent) road trip
By Andy Paras (Contact)
Originally published 12:00 a.m., August 5, 2007
Updated 11:58 p.m., August 5, 2007
GOOSE CREEK — Two men detained and expected to be charged for carrying explosives in the trunk of a car Saturday are not suspected of orchestrating a terrorist plot, authorities said Sunday.
Meanwhile, an Islamic community leader from Tampa, Fla., whose been in touch with the families of the two detained college students told The Post and Courier that the men are not troublemakers and that they a were simply on a weekend trip to North Carolina.
The ordeal began Saturday night when police seized at least one explosive device and computer equipment from a sedan during a routine traffic stop on U.S. Highway 176, officials said. Berkeley County sheriff’s Lt. Vince Lombard said the vehicle had been stopped for speeding and the men were being held pending a charge of unlawful possession of an explosive device.

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