According to Fox News, a man suspected of plotting to assassinate Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden was arrested in North Carolina.
According to local media WBTV, Alexander Hillel Tresman, also known as Alexander S. Theiss, was arrested at the end of May this year after his family in Kennerpolis, North Carolina. Bank employees reported that a suspicious white van was abandoned in the parking lot.
Last month, a federal judge quoted the testimony of an FBI agent as saying: “Through the car window, you can see an AR-15 rifle, a box with a pistol, and a canister with explosives. There is also a box of 5.56 caliber ammunition.”
The judge said that Tresman was suspected of conspiring to harm Biden, and the prosecutor listed a long list of suspected crimes to accuse Tresman of intent to commit terrorist acts.
Allegedly, Tresman wrote on social media on April 15: “Should I kill Joe Biden?” Investigators also found that Tresman allegedly had been between March and May 2020. A timeline of Internet searches, including Joe Biden’s home address, state gun laws, rifle parts, and night vision goggles. He also bought an AR-15 rifle in New Hampshire and went to a store less than 4 miles from Joe Biden’s home. The police also found a list ending in “enforcement.”
The police stated that when he was arrested, the police found “approximately US$509,000 (which is believed to be the inheritance of the defendant) and books on survival skills, bomb making, improved weapons and Islam, including “in the van outside the bank.” The picture of the “Nazi swastika and the picture of the plane hitting a building”, and 5 guns.
According to the police, Tresman also has several driver’s licenses from three states, and he has purchased a large number of weapons in Washington, Kansas, New Hampshire and West Virginia. The police also found child pornography on 8 electronic devices owned by him, as well as pictures and posts related to his violent plan.
The court order stated that Tresman had studied numerous mass shootings, including the massacre at a New Zealand mosque in March, and had an electronic file called “Mass Shooting Guide” on one of his hard drives.