By Micah Rate
Law enforcement officers in Jacksonville, Florida, may have prevented another horrific mass shooting and heinous hate crime.
According to News 4 JAX, 69-year-old Bernandino Bolatete had his home raided after he was suspected of having plans to carry out a mass shooting at a mosque. Inside his home, law enforcement officers found 12 guns with thousands of rounds of ammunition.
A dozen guns and more than 2,000 rounds of ammunition were seized during a raid of the home of the man accused of planning a mass shooting of the Islamic Center of Northeast Florida, federal prosecutors told the judge at Bernandino Bolatete’s bond hearing on Tuesday.
That was among the evidence presented Tuesday at the U.S. District Courthouse in Jacksonville on the gun charge the 69-year-old man is facing. Prosecutors also discussed recorded conversations with an undercover detective in which Bolatete discussed his hatred for Muslims and his plans to shoot up the mosque.
The article also states that a neighbor of Bolatete’s was the person to tip-off authorities, a perfect example of “See something, say something.” According to Bolatete’s neighbor, Bolatete is struggling with his health and commented that he would prefer to shoot up a mosque …Read the Rest
Source:: Bearing Arms