Trump Supporter Arrested for Allegedly Planning to Bomb Muslims
An apparent supporter of Donald Trump‘s was arrested over the weekend after someone reportedly tipped off police that he may be planning a violent act against the Muslim community.
CBS San Francisco reported that on Thursday local authorities were tipped off that William Celli was making explosive devices to use on Muslims. Police evacuated Celli’s neighborhood in Richmond, California on Sunday, and after finding and detonating a suspicious device, Celli was arrested and jailed later in the day.
While police said they couldn’t elaborate on the threats or if the device was active or not, the tipster reportedly said that Celli was planning a threat against worshipers of Islam. According to Celli’s Facebook account, the self-employed plumber had a history of blaming immigrants for taking away business, as well as expressing support for Trump.
Trump, of course, has been shrouded with controversy due to his inflammatory rhetoric against both Muslims and immigrants of Latin descent.
Watch a report on the story in the video above, via KPIX.
[h/t Talking Points Memo]
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