“‘NATO 3’ protesters indicted on 11 counts” @ Chicago Sun-Times

Posted on June 20, 2012

Rummana Hussain — June 20, 2012: “A Cook County grand jury has returned an 11-count indictment against the so-called “NATO 3” activists accused of plotting to attack President Barack Obama’s Chicago campaign headquarters and Mayor Rahm Emanuel’s home with Molotov cocktails during the international summit last month.

Brian Church, 20, of Fort Lauderdale, Fla., Jared Chase, 28, of Keene, N.H., and Brent Vincent Betterly, 24 of Oakland Park, Fla., were indicted last week.

The men will not be brought before a judge on the formal charges until July 2.

The trio are indicted on providing material support for terrorism; conspiracy to commit terrorism; four counts of possession of an incendiary device; conspiracy to commit arson; solicitation to commit arson; attempted arson and two counts of unlawful possession of a weapon for the quarter of an ounce bottle of explosive substance they possibly intended to use for “black powder bombs and Molotov cocktails or artillery projectiles,” the indictment said……………………..”

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