“Pitts was arrested Sunday after meeting an undercover agent and was charged with attempted support of a terrorist organization.
FBI agent Stephen Anthony said it was unclear how close Pitts was to carrying out his threats, but he said authorities couldn’t sit back and wait to find out.
“We don’t have the luxury of hoping an individual decides not to harm someone or get others to act,” he said.”
When it comes to us they don’t “have the luxury of hoping an individual decides not to harm someone or get others to act”…
FBI: Man scouted Cleveland locations for July 4 bomb attack
An American-born citizen who federal authorities say recently scouted locations in Cleveland to attack people watching Fourth of July fireworks and talked of carrying out additional bombings has been charged with trying to support terrorism.