Posted February 15, 2017 9:23 am by Comments

By Bob Owens


The Muslim convert who supplied two of the weapons used in the 2015 San Bernardino terrorist attacks has cut a deal with federal authorities.

A man charged with buying two of the weapons used in the fatal December 2015 shootings in San Bernardino, Calif., will plead guilty to conspiracy and lying, the Los Angeles Times and other news organizations reported Tuesday.

Enrique Marquez, 25, of Riverside, Calif., agreed to plead guilty to conspiracy to provide material support to terrorists and lying while buying a firearm, the Times and KABC reported, citing court documents.

In exchange, the government agreed to drop other charges against Marquez, according to the Times.

Marquez was a close friend of shooter Syed Rizwan Farook. The two began attending a mosque together in 2010, the Times reported.

The pair planned attacks on a freeway in Corona and at Riverside City College in 2011 and 2012, but neither was successful, the Times reported.

Marquez also agreed to plead guilty to making false statements in connection with buying two rifles in connection with the attack, KABC reported.

“This defendant collaborated with and purchased weapons for a man who carried out the devastating December 2, 2015 terrorist attack that took the lives of 14 innocent people, …Read the Rest

Source:: Bearing Arms

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