USA v. Booker, John T., et ano.
Topeka, KS

Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL)

[DKS] John T. Booker (a.k.a Mohammed Abdullah Hassan) of Topeka, Kansas, is charged with attempting to detonate a car bomb at the Fort Riley military base near Manhattan, Kansas. A three-count criminal complaint also charges Booker of providing material support to the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL). In a separate but related case, Alexander E. Blair, also from, Topeka, Kansas, is charged with one count of failing to report a felony. The complaint alleges Blair knew of Booker's intent to detonate a bomb at Fort Riley but chose not to report what he knew to the authorities. In February 2015 Booker pleaded guilty to attempting to detonate a car bomb on the Fort Riley military base. Blair also pleaded guilty to the foiled plot and was sentenced to 15 months is prison.

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