Wow! This breaking news is unbelievable…A Charlotte airport worker was arrested today for possessing a weapon of mass destruction…
NBC News reports:
According to the Federal Bureau of Investigation, 30-year-old Paul George Dandan was charged with possession of a weapon of mass destruction.
Dandan’s roommate was also was arrested for having bomb-making materials, which were not at the airport.
Materials to make a pipe bomb-like device were found at Dandan’s residence, a source says. The device was not assembled.
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Federal agents are involved in the investigation.
He is currently being held in the Mecklenburg County Jail under a $150,000 bond. The FBI said they are assisting Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police with their investigation and that they don’t anticipate federal charges to be filed against Dandan at this time.
The FAA confirmed to NBC Charlotte that Dandan’s access to the airport was terminated following his arrest Friday afternoon. The FAA issued the following statement after Dandan’s arrest:
The FAA has terminated the employee’s access to the facility and is cooperating with law enforcement authorities.
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