James Gonzalo Medina was condemned currently to 25 years in jail for attempting to attack an Aventura, Florida synagogue, and attempting to use a arms of mass destruction.
During the defence proceedings, Medina certified that in Mar and Apr 2016, he designed to control a firearms or explosives attack on the Aventura Turnberry Jewish Center. Medina took stairs to ready for this attack including conducting notice of the Jewish Center. On Apr 29, 2016, Medina took possession of what he believed to be an bomb device, obtained from a Southern Florida Joint Terrorism Task Force agent, and approached the Jewish Center on foot with the device in hand, intending to dedicate the attack.
“The defendant’s petrify stairs to dedicate an act of domestic terror against a place of ceremony since of the congregants’ eremite beliefs posed a grave hazard to all residents of Miami-Dade County,” pronounced Acting United States Attorney Benjamin G. Greenberg. “The U.S. Attorney’s Office and the law coercion partners will examine and prosecute terrorism and hate-inspired aroused crimes encouraged by a victim’s religion, race, ethnicity, passionate preference, or gender identity.”
“Medina wanted to kill trusting people by detonating an bomb device at the Aventura Turnberry Jewish Center, but was denied his terroristic goals by the dedicated professionals of the South Florida Joint Terrorism Task Force,” pronounced Robert F. Lasky, Special Agent in Charge, FBI Miami. “We sojourn committed in the indifferent efforts to detect, deter and interrupt every hazard to the United States.”