American ISIS Supporter Sentenced to 10 Years in Prison for Gun Crime

Washington Free Beacon | 2/13/2018 | Stephen Gutowski
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BY: Stephen Gutowski

An American supporter of ISIS was sentenced to a decade in prison on Tuesday for being a felon in possession of a firearm.

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"Casey Charles Spain, 29, of Richmond, Virginia, who is a previously convicted felon and supporter of the Islamic State of Iraq and al-Sham (ISIS), a designated foreign terrorist organization, was sentenced today to the statutory maximum of 10 years’ imprisonment, for being a felon in possession of a firearm less than three weeks after he was released from prison," a press release from the Department of Justice said. "Spain was reportedly fixated on attacking a target such as the Marine Corps Base in Quantico, and was excited about potentially attacking police stations, as well as an armory in Richmond."

Spain had previously been imprisoned for a number of different crimes. He served time for stabbing someone with a sword and was most recently imprisoned for abducting a 15-year-old girl in an attempt to rape her. While in prison for the kidnapping, he became radicalized.

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The DOJ said Spain "swore a pledge of loyalty, commonly known as bayat, to Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, the leader of ISIS." He even went so far as to have the ISIS flag tattooed on his back. DOJ...
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