Mosque Threat Thwarted

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Monday, January 31, 2011 - 10:05am

California man found with explosives-filled car outside of Michigan mosque.

Police in Dearborn, Michigan have arrested a California man in connection with a terrorist plot directed at the Islamic Center of America.

Roger Stockham, 63, was arraigned on Wednesday for threat of terrorism and possession of bombs.

Stockham was arrested behind the Mosque with a car full of illegal fireworks on Monday.

Members of the Islamic Center of America were alerted to the threat during Friday's prayer service.

Stockham will be in court February 4 for a preliminary examination.

Dearborn police said this is an ongoing investigation and no further information is being released at this time.
 

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