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Posts Tagged ‘Pimentel’

Jose Pimentel pleads not guilty – CBS

On March 14, 2012, reported that alleged New York terrorist, Jose Pimentel, pleaded not guilty to state level terrorism charges.  Pimentel, who faces both weapons possession and conspiracy charges, may face up to life in prison if he is convicted. Continue reading "Jose Pimentel, alleged al-Qaida sympathizer, pleads not guilty to NYC pipe-bomb plot"

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Mar 15th, 2012 Current Affairs

Indictment for Jose Pimentel said to be near – New York Times

On February 26, 2012, the New York Times reported that Jose Pimentel, the Manhattan resident charged with creating bombs for a terroristic purpose, is expected to be indicted by a grand jury sometime this week.  According to the article, Pimentel, who is being charged by local rather than federal prosecutors, was charged back on November […]

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Jose Pimentel, NYC Pipe Bomber, In Plea Bargain Negotiations – Huffington Post

On January 9, 2012, the Huffington Post reported that attorneys for suspected terror supporter, Jose Pimentel, was in plea negotiations with the Manhattan District Attorney's Office.  According to the article,  a decision to accept a deal or proceed to a grand jury is expected by March 1, 2012.  Jose Pimentel is being held on New […]

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Delay before NYC bomb plot case goes to grand jury is agreed upon – Washington Post

According to a December 4, 2011 article in the Washington Post, both prosecutors and defense attorneys in the Jose Pimentel case have greed to delay a grand jury hearing. Jose Pimentel, the Dominican-born "al-Qaida sympathizer" was arrested under New York state terrorism laws for planning to blow up parts of New York City. According to […]

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New York Police and the FBI Feud Over a Terrorist Case – WSJ

On November 26, 2011, the Wall Street Journal featured an opinion piece by Judith Miller of the Manhattan Institute.  In the article, Ms. Miller outlines her investigative findings regarding the on-going state prosecution of suspected terrorist, Jose Pimentel, also known as Muhamad Yusuf.  The Manhattan District Attorney's Office has charged Pimentel with "building pipe bombs […]

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