Source: The Wall Street Journal

Jury convicts Washington Metro officer of supporting Islamic State

By: Jessica Donati

Nicholas Young, 37 years old, is the first U.S. police officer to be convicted of supporting terrorism. He faces a maximum of 60 years in prison when sentenced on Feb 23, 2018. Mr. Young’s lawyers argued the police officer had been entrapped, saying the prosecution’s case rested mostly on stoking fear and loathing against him by presenting distasteful interests like a collection of Nazi memorabilia seized at his home. Read more here.

 

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