Former marine convert to Islam who calls himself a ‘slave of Allah’ arrested for plotting Christmas Day mayhem on San Francisco’s Pier 39
Truck driver Everitt Aaron Jameson, claims his blood lust was sparked by Trump’s recognition of Jerusalem as Israel’s capital
Jameson, 26, from Modesto, California, was arrested on Wednesday, accused of plotting a Christmas Day bomb attack on the Pier 39 in San Francisco
Requested bomb making materials and an assault rifle, from fed decoys he thought were ISIS
Suspect planned to set off explosives at the pier to ‘funnel’ crowds to a certain area where he could then shoot them
He offered up his services as a tow truck driver for other attacks, admired previous terror killings
He made specific reference to the October 31 truck attack in New York City which killed eight people
Taken into custody on a charge of attempting to prove material support to foreign terrorist organization, agents found handguns and fireworks at his home
Former marine Everitt Aaron Jameson, now a Muslim convert from Modesto, California, was arrested on Wednesday for an alleged terror plot.
A former Marine has been arrested for plotting a Christmas Day attack on San Francisco’s Pier 39.
After feds arrested Everitt Aaron Jameson from Modesto, California, on Wednesday they found a manifesto at his home which denounced Trump for recently declaring Jerusalem Israel’s capital and they also discovered three handguns and four fireworks.
Jameson, 26, who washed out of the marines in 2009, for months had been speaking to an undercover FBI agent who he thought was a high-ranking member of a terror group.
Agents were turned on to the Muslim convert after they flagged his Facebook profile. The They noticed him ‘liking’ posts in support of ISIS and terror attacks against the US.
Between October and this week, Jameson corresponded with two undercover FBI agent who he believed were high ranking members of terror groups.
Among their messages was his offer to use a truck from the tow truck company where he worked to further the ’cause’.
He also asked them for materials included a PVC pipe, ammunition, powder, nails and an assault rifle, they said.
Jameson who is familiar with the planned attack site intended to set off explosives at the pier to ‘funnel’ crowds to a certain area where he could then hurt them further by presumably shooting them, according to the documents.
He sent the undercover agents maps and the photographs of the area.
FBI investigators found this manifesto in Jameson’s home, when the arrested him in Modesto California on Wednesday. It was dated December 16
The warning trailers littered his Facebook postings, – he opposed President Trump’s recent announcement that Jerusalem was the capital of Israel – a move which enraged millions of Muslims around the world.
Jameson, who refers to himself as a ‘slave of Allah’ online, said Jerusalem was Palestine’s capital instead.
In his correspondence with the agents, he called himself a ‘revert’ meaning he had returned to Islam after not believing.
On December 16, he allegedly met with an undercover FBI agent and proposed a bomb attack on the tourist destination.
‘Jameson specifically named Pier 39 in San Francisco as a target location because he had been there before and knew that it was a heavily crowded area which would require no reconnaissance or site survey, Jameson explained in his messages to the supposed Jihadis
‘Jameson explained that he also desired to use explosives and described a plan in which explosives could ‘tunnel or funnel’ people into a location where Jameson could inflict casualties.
Outlining a plan of attack in which he explosives could ‘tunnel’ or ‘funnel’ people into a location where he could then inflict severe casualties.
‘He replied that he could do it this [Christmas], week: ‘Jameson also stated that Christmas was ‘the perfect day’ to commit the attack,’ the FBI’s arrest affidavit reads.
Everitt Jameson, who calls himself a ‘slave of Allah’, [photo], in a recent Facebook profile picture declared Jerusalem the capital of Palestine after the president’s recent declaration that it is Israel’s capital
The suspect graduated from the US Marines training in 2009 and was awarded the ‘sharp shooter’ title, but was later discharged for failing to disclose he had asthma.
According to the FBI’s arrest affidavit, Jameson offered to help other people he thought were jihadis by giving them use of his tow truck for ‘the cause’.
On October 27, he told the agent, who he believed was a high-level member of a Jihadi group: ‘I am here to beg to join the cause against darul kuffar. I’m ready.
He said he was a ‘revert’ which meant he could ‘blend in’ and cause more ‘shock and awe’.
Jameson who works for a local tow truck company which has a contract with the City of Modesto, according to the FBI, graduated from Marines training in 2009 but was later discharged for failing to tell them he had asthma. He describes himself as a ‘slave of Allah’ on social media.
At the start of December, a second FBI agent who was posing undercover began speaking with him on Facebook.
He is alleged to have told them: ‘I was a soldier in the Kuffar army before I reverted. I have been trained in combat and things of war. In Sha Allah anything of that nature, as well as funding. Anything for Allah.’
Later, he told the agent ‘they needed something along the lines of New York or San Bernardino’.
Jameson [left, before he grew out his beard], continued to speak to him over text message but, on December 18, backed out of the plot, they said.
‘I also don’t think I can do this after all. I’ve reconsidered,’ he allegedly said.
The FBI searched his home on December 20 and found inside a ‘last will’ and a statement.
The statement read: ‘I Abdallah adu Everitt ibn Gordon have committed these acts upon the Kuffar, in the name of Dar al Islam, Allahu Akbar! You all have brought this upon yourselves.
‘There is no innocent Kuffar! Each and every Kuffar in this Nationalistic, Godless society has a hand in this.
‘You’ve allowed Donald J. Trump to give away Al Quds to the Jews. Both You and he are wrong, it belongs to the Muslemeen. We have penetrated and infiltrated your disgusting country. These acts will continue until the Lions of Islam overtake you.
‘Turn to Allah, make tawbah and fight with us, the soldiers who fight in the day and night. Allah SWT is most forgiving, I am not. Long live Isil, Long Live Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi.
‘Abdallah abu Everitt ibn Gordon al-Amriki.’
During the search of his home, he allegedly admitted to supporting ISIS, admitting that he would have been happy for an attack to be carried out.
‘During the search of the residence, FBI Agents interviewed Jameson.
Periodically during that interview, Jameson interjected his support of ISIS and terrorism and discussed aspects of the plan to launch an attack, noting that he would not be happy if an attack was carried out,’ it read.