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Bomb-Making Chemicals, Assault Rifles Found in Doctor's Home, Prosecutor Says (Occupy!!!)
ABC News ^ | November 17 | ALYSSA NEWCOMB

Posted on 11/17/2012 7:43:06 PM PST by PghBaldy

Large amounts of chemicals commonly used to make bombs were found in the basement of a New Jersey doctor, along with assault rifles and a stun gun, prosecutors said today.

Dr. Roberto Rivera, 60, who was said to have been an active member in the Occupy Wall Street movement last year, was arrested following a Friday night raid on his Ridgewood, N.J., home

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TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; Front Page News; US: New Jersey
KEYWORDS: 20121116; banglist; democrats; drrobertorivera; njcell; occupy; ows; rivera; robertorivera
I heard about this on the radio just now, but funny they forgot to mention the Occupy Wall Street (OWS) connection /sarc
1 posted on 11/17/2012 7:43:15 PM PST by PghBaldy
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To: PghBaldy

So, which popo’s arrested him?


3 posted on 11/17/2012 7:46:21 PM PST by Paladin2
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To: Paladin2
"Ridgewood police first showed up at the home around 6:15 p.m. after getting a report of potential hazardous and explosive material, according to a press release from Bergen County Prosecutor John L. Molinelli. "

"Armed with a search warrant, the FBI and the Bergen County Bomb Squad then visited Rivera's home where they confiscated the bomb-making chemical and also found "several other precursor chemicals commonly used in the making of explosive devices," Molinelli said. "

It's a big deal.

4 posted on 11/17/2012 7:48:57 PM PST by Paladin2
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To: Paladin2

Ridgewood police were first, then FBI & the Bergen County Bomb Squad, per the article.


5 posted on 11/17/2012 7:49:26 PM PST by PghBaldy (Pete Hoekstra RE: Petraeus "There's more here than meets the eye.")
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To: PghBaldy
Roberto is Geraldo Revira's brother!!

//sarc!!

6 posted on 11/17/2012 7:51:54 PM PST by Mamzelle
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To: PghBaldy
"Bill Dobbs, a member of the Occupy Wall Street press team, said he had no knowledge of any connection between Rivera and the movement, and said Occupy is firmly committed to non-violence Free StuffTM. "
7 posted on 11/17/2012 7:52:23 PM PST by Paladin2
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To: PghBaldy

The tip of the occupy movement?


8 posted on 11/17/2012 7:53:10 PM PST by no-to-illegals (Please God, Protect and Bless Our Men and Women in Uniform with Victory. Amen.)
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To: PghBaldy

He was prepared to join the People’s Revolutionary Army! All he had to do was vote, though


9 posted on 11/17/2012 7:59:15 PM PST by GeronL (http://asspos.blogspot.com)
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To: Paladin2

“Large amounts of chemicals commonly used to make bombs”
“It’s a big deal.”

No it’s not.

HUNDREDS OF HOUSEHOLD AND POOL CHEMICAL CAN MAKE THINGS THAT GO BANG...


10 posted on 11/17/2012 8:04:05 PM PST by babygene
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To: PghBaldy
I have fertilizer, diesel fuel, and excess ammo in my garage.

Traded the diesel VW for a .270. Still have the lawn.

11 posted on 11/17/2012 8:06:13 PM PST by Last Dakotan
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To: babygene
I keep a fair amount of Diesel and a small amount of fertilizer on hand.

I'm not a OWSer though.

12 posted on 11/17/2012 8:09:31 PM PST by Paladin2
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To: PghBaldy

and the RATS, take another one in the.........HA ha!!!

13 posted on 11/17/2012 8:21:39 PM PST by Chode (American Hedonist - *DTOM* -ww- NO Pity for the LAZY)
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To: PghBaldy

Virtually every home in America has “chemicals” that can
be made to go “BOOM”. Nothing but Bullsh*t.


14 posted on 11/17/2012 8:22:47 PM PST by nvscanman
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To: PghBaldy

They obviously did not know the OWS connection. Ïf they druid the story would have been buried.


15 posted on 11/17/2012 8:27:36 PM PST by TruthWillWin (The problem with socialism is that you eventually run out of other peoples money.)
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To: PghBaldy

Must have been saving them to blow up NYSE if Mitt got elected.


16 posted on 11/17/2012 8:29:29 PM PST by rfp1234 (Arguing with a liberal is like playing chess with a pigeon.)
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To: Paladin2
"Armed with a search warrant, the FBI and the Bergen County Bomb Squad then visited Rivera's home where they confiscated the bomb-making chemical and also found "several other precursor chemicals commonly used in the making of explosive devices," Molinelli said. "

It's a big deal.

Then you wouldn't mind surrendering any of the precursor chemicals/items in your house such as:

ground coffee, matches, speaker wires, cell phones, alarm clocks, kitchen timers, dried beans, dried rice, eggs, Vaseline, motor oil, urine (making urea nitrate), gasoline, nail polish remover/paint thinner (acetone), car batteries, bleach, Miracle Grow, bar soap, aspirin tablets, rust (great for incendiaries), aluminum foil/cans, string, cigarettes, clothespins, wine bottles, alcohol, peroxide, dried tea leaves, sugar, cocoa, Epsom salts, table salt, crayons, vinegar etc.....

If you are a prepper or extreme couponer....you could be made to look like a pretty dangerous nutcase. Especially if you happen to have evil "assault" rifles and a few cases of ammunition on hand.

17 posted on 11/17/2012 8:32:57 PM PST by Repeat Offender (While the wicked stand confounded, call me with Thy Saints surrounded.)
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To: Paladin2

Someone told the cops he had explosive material. Okay, so they got the explosive material. They also talked about his weapons but weapons and a stun gun aren’t illegal so why even mention them.

However, this is New Jersey. Can a person have guns and a stun gun in New Jersey? I would leave that state for sure if I couldn’t have guns.


18 posted on 11/17/2012 8:36:07 PM PST by Marcella ("When the people find that they can vote themselves money, that will herald the end of the republic.)
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To: Repeat Offender

No, I’m happy to see that OWS’ers are being targeted rather than Tea Partiers, for a change.


19 posted on 11/17/2012 8:37:01 PM PST by Paladin2
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To: Marcella
Never 'splain life to your neighbors.

Who knows where they stand wrt Big Sis.

20 posted on 11/17/2012 8:40:21 PM PST by Paladin2
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To: Paladin2
No, I’m happy to see that OWS’ers are being targeted rather than Tea Partiers, for a change.

On that my FRiend, I certainly agree.

Generally they don't go after the leftists until AFTER something goes boom; unless your Bill Ayers/Bernadine Dohrn, then they don't go after you at all. Meanwhile Conservatives are derided as loons over a few rifles and a bag of lawn fertilizer.

I just get nervous when they talk about "precursor" chemicals and no further insight.

From just rummaging your kitchen, bathroom, and garage you can create some really nasty devices.

21 posted on 11/17/2012 8:46:18 PM PST by Repeat Offender (While the wicked stand confounded, call me with Thy Saints surrounded.)
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To: Repeat Offender
“Then you wouldn't mind surrendering any of the precursor chemicals/items in your house such as:” “If you are a prepper...”

I have stuff since I'm a prepper. I also have 0000 steel wool I needed to buff some white marks made by moisture, off a fine tabletop. If I remember right, the clerk wrote my name down and what I bought. I didn't find out until later that was because I could have made a gun silencer from that.

They can have the other stuff, but I refuse to give up my cigarettes. They cost too much to give them to a cop (who would probably smoke them).

22 posted on 11/17/2012 8:47:37 PM PST by Marcella (When the people find that they can vote themselves money, that will herald the end of the republic.)
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To: Repeat Offender
"From just rummaging your kitchen, bathroom, and garage you can create some really nasty devices. "

More of a HLS problem.

Don't throw everything out at once!

23 posted on 11/17/2012 8:54:04 PM PST by Paladin2
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To: PghBaldy

Dr. of War?


24 posted on 11/17/2012 9:09:21 PM PST by The_Media_never_lie (Actually, they lie when it suits them! The crooked MS media must be defeated any way it can be done!)
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To: PghBaldy

I hope he didn’t have a suspicious watch as well...


25 posted on 11/17/2012 9:23:16 PM PST by EEGator
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To: Repeat Offender

How much napalm can you make from a gas tank full of gas? The family truck holds 26 gal...


26 posted on 11/17/2012 9:38:58 PM PST by ThunderSleeps (Stop obama now! Stop the hussein - insane agenda!)
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To: ThunderSleeps

Depends on how many bars of soap or dozen eggs you have.


27 posted on 11/17/2012 9:45:26 PM PST by Repeat Offender (While the wicked stand confounded, call me with Thy Saints surrounded.)
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To: Marcella

Long guns are easy in NJ once you qualify for a certificate to buy guns. Handguns require a background check and you need to go through your local police station. I used to live there and did it, got my pistol OK after 6 months. Carry permits are impossible for anyone but a bank guard or equivalent.


28 posted on 11/17/2012 9:47:46 PM PST by Pharmboy (Democrats lie because they must.)
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To: Repeat Offender

You forgot flour.


29 posted on 11/17/2012 9:50:49 PM PST by tet68 ( " We would not die in that man's company, that fears his fellowship to die with us...." Henry V.)
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To: Repeat Offender

Then you wouldn’t mind surrendering any of the precursor chemicals/items in your house such as:

ground coffee, matches, speaker wires, cell phones, alarm clocks, kitchen timers, dried beans, dried rice, eggs, Vaseline, motor oil, urine (making urea nitrate), gasoline, nail polish remover/paint thinner (acetone), car batteries, bleach, Miracle Grow, bar soap, aspirin tablets, rust (great for incendiaries), aluminum foil/cans, string, cigarettes, clothespins, wine bottles, alcohol, peroxide, dried tea leaves, sugar, cocoa, Epsom salts, table salt, crayons, vinegar etc.....

If you are a prepper or extreme couponer....you could be made to look like a pretty dangerous nutcase. Especially if you happen to have evil “assault” rifles and a few cases of ammunition on hand.


The real question is: What kind of nut job only has a few cases of ammo on hand?


30 posted on 11/17/2012 9:58:07 PM PST by Idaho_Cowboy (Ride for the Brand. Joshua 24:15)
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To: tet68

falls under “etc”


31 posted on 11/17/2012 10:01:42 PM PST by Repeat Offender (While the wicked stand confounded, call me with Thy Saints surrounded.)
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To: PghBaldy

bomb making chemicals? You mean like sugar, bleach, fertilizer and draino? Assault rifles? like a couple of rifles to shoot deer?

Or real evidence, like major explosives and bomb fuses and electronic stuff to set it off?


32 posted on 11/17/2012 11:33:38 PM PST by LadyDoc
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To: PghBaldy

Doctor Dynamite


33 posted on 11/18/2012 4:02:00 AM PST by Brad from Tennessee (A politician can't give you anything he hasn't first stolen from you.)
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To: Repeat Offender

Those dried beans are especially explosive if one prepares them with LOTS of Garlic.

Be particularly cautious when working with fresh or dried chili peppers as well...always wear rubber gloves! :-)

In combination, the above ingredients are DEADLY!


34 posted on 11/18/2012 4:40:56 AM PST by left that other site (Worry is the Darkroom that Develops Negatives.)
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To: Paladin2
Never 'splain life to your neighbors. Who knows where they stand wrt Big Sis.

Q: How many people does it take to keep a secret?

A: One.

35 posted on 11/18/2012 4:43:34 AM PST by Smokin' Joe (How often God must weep at humans' folly. Stand fast. God knows what He is doing)
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To: PghBaldy

Bump


36 posted on 11/18/2012 5:36:48 AM PST by lowbridge (Joe Biden: "Look, the Taliban per se is not our enemy.")
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To: Idaho_Cowboy

Unless that guy had some material that is specifically illegal. (and I don’t know what that would be) here is his opportunity to sue the crap out of someone. While I don’t agree with the OWS crowd,I disagree with bogus laws being made up just to arrest someone on a lot more.


37 posted on 11/18/2012 5:45:11 AM PST by Quickgun (I came here screaming and covered in someone else's blood. I can go out that way if I have to)
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To: Marcella
I didn't find out until later that was because I could have made a gun silencer from that.

Maybe, but steel wool that fine might catch fire.

I understand the copper colored pot scrubbers are supposedly on the list of things which can be used to reconstruct a suppressor, and if you have a bunch of those around, and a (legal) suppressor, people have gotten in trouble for having the materials to 'construct' one. (I guess you have to have another permit to put new stuffing in the one you have).

The rules are a minefield, which is why I don't fool with Class III devices.

38 posted on 11/18/2012 6:02:24 AM PST by Smokin' Joe (How often God must weep at humans' folly. Stand fast. God knows what He is doing)
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To: PghBaldy

Bomb making chemicals in his home ??!!! That is a bit vague. I imagine almost everyone has bomb-making chemicals in their homes. Bleach, urine, that is chlorine and amonia right there. Fertilizer usually contains nitrogen. Guano has long been used for making salt peter.

There must be more to this story.


39 posted on 11/18/2012 6:28:40 AM PST by Jemian
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To: babygene

Sugar, flour, baking soda, Pine Sol, ammonia........It is a long list, all the ingredients that can be used to create an explosion found in the house, either in the pantry or under the sink.

Some of those explosions enough to take out a tank.


40 posted on 11/18/2012 6:36:15 AM PST by W. W. SMITH ((Yuri Bezmenov (KGB Defector) - "Kick The Communists Out of Your Govt. & Don't Accept Their Goodies.)
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To: PghBaldy

Assault rifles are illegal and not easy to come by. The press is hysterical, and typically inaccurate. His assault rifle probably amounts to something that uses a magazine instead of a bolt action single shot.

And as others point out there are 100’s of chemicals that can be “precursors”.

What a joke, why believe anything in the newspaper given such emotional content instead of simple facts. The govt. will not release such specifics, their goal is to make themselves look big. And the people eat it up, tune in the NFL later, and dream about “Black Friday”.


41 posted on 11/18/2012 6:59:33 AM PST by wrencher
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To: Paladin2

Probably the guy was just a reloader.......


42 posted on 11/18/2012 7:18:48 AM PST by expat2
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Donate here!

FReepathon is still on. Day 49
If not now, when?



43 posted on 11/18/2012 7:31:01 AM PST by RedMDer (May we always be happy and may our enemies always know it. - Sarah Palin, 10-18-2010)
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To: PghBaldy

I was waiting for the other shoe to drop- the follow up story that the professor was some sort of prepper-survivalist-right wingnut Tea Partier.

The lefties are surely disappointed.


44 posted on 11/18/2012 9:36:28 AM PST by JimRed (Excise the cancer before it kills us; feed &water the Tree of Liberty! TERM LIMITS, NOW & FOREVER!)
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To: Marcella

Can a person have guns and a stun gun in New Jersey?

New Jersey State Law. New Jersey Stat. Ann. Title 2C. New Jersey Code of Criminal Justice. Chapter 39-1. Prohibited weapons and devices.

“Weapon” means anything readily capable of lethal use or of inflicting serious bodily injury. The term includes, but is not limited to all (4) stun guns; and any weapon or (this section refers to tear gas and has been updated in 1995) other device which projects, releases, or emits tear gas or any other substance intended to produce temporary physical discomfort or permanent injury through being vaporized or otherwise dispensed in the air.

“Stun gun” means any weapon or other device which emits an electrical charge or current intended to temporarily or permanently disable a person.

Stun guns. Any person who knowingly has in his possession any stun gun is guilty of a crime in the fourth degree.

SUMMARY: Possession is banned of Stunning Devices in New Jersey.


45 posted on 11/18/2012 9:44:47 AM PST by JimRed (Excise the cancer before it kills us; feed &water the Tree of Liberty! TERM LIMITS, NOW & FOREVER!)
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To: JimRed; Marcella; al baby
SUMMARY: Possession is banned of Stunning Devices in New Jersey.

Since you are both FReepers, you might want to check your beeber at the door...

Cheers!

46 posted on 11/18/2012 9:51:25 AM PST by grey_whiskers (The opinions are solely those of the author and are subject to change without notice.)
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To: JimRed
“Weapon” ... other device which projects, releases, or emits tear gas or any other substance intended to produce temporary physical discomfort ... dispensed in the air.”

“Produce temporary physical discomfort...” - Seems to me that includes pepper spray. Women tend to carry that for protection but evidently in New Jessey the women are totally defenseless.
Marcella

47 posted on 11/18/2012 10:09:16 AM PST by Marcella (When the people find that they can vote themselves money, that will herald the end of the republic.)
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To: PghBaldy

Did you know Occupy Wall Street is a movement of peace?


48 posted on 11/18/2012 10:22:29 AM PST by Tzimisce (What do you do when every level and every branch of the government is corrupt and aligned against yo)
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To: ThunderSleeps

Probably more than 26 gallons.


49 posted on 11/18/2012 10:41:23 AM PST by DuncanWaring (The Lord uses the good ones; the bad ones use the Lord.)
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To: Marcella

With some Marine Corp HTHC time and much time as a linebacker along with some other un-named experience I guess “producing temporary physical discomfort” is one of the things I’m good at and have “produced” many times on dunderheads. Next time I’m in Jersey maybe I should just turn myself in?-—————————Semper Fi


50 posted on 11/18/2012 11:56:48 AM PST by cherokee1 (skip the names---just kick the buttz)
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