Federal authorities on Tuesday arrested a man from Washington state for allegedly threatening to kill Darren Wilson, the former police officer who killed 18-year-old Michael Brown on Aug. 9 in Ferguson, Missouri.
Jaleel Tariq Abdul-Jabbaar, a 48-year-old from Kirkland, Washington, is charged with three counts of making interstate threats because of threats he allegedly posted on Facebook against Wilson and his family. Authorities said he was taken into custody on Tuesday morning without incident.
It is unclear how exactly authorities focused in on Abdul-Jabbaar, but the key FBI agent on the case is currently assigned to an international terrorism squad, part of the Joint Terrorism Task Force out of the the FBI’s Seattle Field Division. In addition to regular posts about the Ferguson shooting, Abdul-Jabbaar’s Facebook page includes many posts about the Islamic State (also known as ISIL or ISIS), and his cover photo is the Islamic State’s black flag.
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