#AceNewsReport – Nov.04: Richard Holzer had brought a knife and a mask to a motel room and was examining inert pipe bombs prepared by undercover agents moments before he was arrested late Friday night, according to a criminal complaint: Holzer is charged with attempting to obstruct the free exercise of religious beliefs with the attempted use of explosives: In court documents, officials called him a domestic terrorist and described his alleged anti-Semitic ideology and desires for a racial holy war.
FBI agents said Holzer told them to go ahead with an attack overnight. Photograph: Michael Sohn/AP
The agent asked what would happen if someone was in the building when the bomb went off but Holzer said he assumed no one would be there, “but that if they were, Holzer would not care because they would be Jews,” read the affidavit: began Holzer began communicating with the undercover FBI agent on Sept. 28 through a Facebook account. The affidavit said that Holzer said he was first a member of the Ku Klux Klan and is now a skinhead: Arrest documents say he told the agent that he had paid “Mexican Hitler” to “hex and poison a local synagogue” and that he put arsenic in the water pipes of the congregation on Oct. 31: By the end of the month, Holzer had said he was preparing for a racial holy war and was planning to check the synagogue. He even sent the FBI agent videos from Temple Emanuel and said he was planning to poison the water supply again: He is charged with attempting to obstruct a religious exercise by force using explosives and fire according to The Denver Post.
According to the complaint, Holzer talked about killing Jews in forums online and shared photos of himself casing a synagogue in Pueblo: He described himself as a skinhead, and shared pictures of himself with other social media users with guns and knives alongside white supremacist symbols, the complaint says.
“ He also said he paid a “witch doctor” $70 to put arsenic in the water pipes of the synagogue and “hex” the place last year, according to the complaint “
Domestic terrorism and hate crimes have become a growing concern for law enforcement in recent years as a number of high profile attacks have left scores dead across the country: Eleven worshippers were killed in October last year when a white supremacist opened fire at the Tree of Life synagogue in Pittsburgh.
Undercover FBI agents became involved with Holzer in late September and were interacting with him as he plotted the attack on the synagogue: In a meeting with three undercover agents at a restaurant in Colorado Springs last month, Holzer proposed using Molotov cocktails to destroy the Pueblo synagogue, according to the complaint.
“I want something that tells them they are not welcome in this town,” Holzer allegedly said…
#AceNewsDesk reports …………..Published: Nov.04: 2019:
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