The brothers have ties to Middle East Abdullah Alrifahe and Majid Alrifahe were arrested on May 11 in north Minneapolis after police found weapons in their car
Abdullah, 27, and Majid 26, were taken into custody outside a senior housing project when a concerned citizen challenged their presence and called authorities
Searching their vehicle, Cops allegedly found a loaded AK-47, a rifle, handgun, a grenade, ammunition, bomb-making materials and a drone
Abdullah Alrifahe was charged with a single weapons felony and is being held in jail, bail is set at $200,000
Younger brother Majid has been released, he’s facing misdemeanor charges
Now the whistle blower is outraged the brothers aren’t facing serious charges
Abdullah Alrifahe still in jail with bail set at $200,000
Abdullah Alrifahe, 27, and Majid Alrifahe, 26, were arrested on May 11 outside a senior housing project in north Minneapolis.
The elder brother has been charged with a single weapons felony and is being held in the Hennepin County Jail on $200,000 bail.
Majid Alrifahe released on misdemeanor weapons possession charge
His brother, Majid, has already been released from jail and is facing a low-level misdemeanor charges, including disorderly conduct. The offense in Minnesota carries a maximum punishment of 90 days in jail or a $1000 fine.
Both Homeland Security and the FBI are involved in the investigation, WCCO-TV reports.
A man had confronted them outside the senior housing project about littering from their car when he claims they jumped out of the vehicle and aggressively moved towards him.
Location of the Alrifahe brothers’ arrest in north Minneapolis
Police were called and allegedly found a loaded AK-47, a rifle, handgun, a grenade, ammunition, bomb-making materials and a drone inside the car.
The man who initially confronted them and called police is outraged the two brothers aren’t facing more serious charges.
‘For what they found in their car, that is way too light,’ he told WCCO-TV.
The Minneapolis Police Department have said the investigation remains an open. The brother still in custody Abdullah Alrifahe, is being held on $200,000 bail, which is an extremely high amount for the charges he faces.