Authorities in Texas arrested a person accused of plotting to hold out a mass capturing at a Walmart, and a search of the suspect’s house turned up firearms, ammunition and supplies officers described as “radical ideology paraphernalia.”
Coleman Thomas Blevins, 28, was arrested Friday in Kerrville and has been charged with making a “terroristic menace to create public worry of significant bodily harm,” the Kerr County Sheriff’s Workplace mentioned in a information launch Sunday.
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Investigators mentioned they intercepted a message from Blevins on Thursday indicating he was “getting ready to proceed with a mass capturing,” and that the menace included Walmart. Blevins was taken into custody the subsequent day.
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Authorities searched his house and, in response to the discharge, “firearms, ammunition, digital proof, concentrated THC, and radical ideology paraphernalia, together with books, flags, and handwritten paperwork had been seized.”
Blevins is on felony probation and was not alleged to have weapons, the discharge mentioned. He was booked into the Kerr County Jail in Kerrville, a metropolis about 70 miles (113 kilometers) northwest of San Antonio. Jail data didn’t record an lawyer who may touch upon Blevins’ behalf.
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