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Sterling man accused of obstructing terrorism investigation

Federal authorities say they have arrested a Sterling man and charged him with attempting to obstruct a terrorism investigation.

The Washington Post reports that according to records filed in federal court, Sean Andrew Duncan, of Sterling, owned a phone that revealed research into materials relating to the Islamic State, terrorist attacks, weapons, surveillance tactics and body armor.

Duncan was arrested Friday on charges that he allegedly destroyed a thumb drive that authorities say may have contained evidence of criminal activity.

Federal investigators first became aware of Duncan's activities in February 2016 after a relative reported to the FBI that he had converted to Islam and had possibly become radicalized.

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This guy lives very close to the Adams Center. Was he radicalized there? Something to think about.


“Religion of peace.”


I remember reading somewhere about people in a campaign that destroyed cell phones and poured bleach bit on computers during an investigation by the FBI, yet nobody was arrested. Hmmm?  Selective charges I guess. 
Nevertheless, I’m glad charges were brought in this case.


Makes you wonder what else is in Sterling?


Guantonomo!!!


Makes you wonder if Trump’s golf course in Sterling was a target?

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