Skip to comments.Boston bomber 'is trapped by his phone': FBI 'use phone records to identify suspect
Posted on 04/17/2013 4:32:04 PM PDT by plain talk
The FBI said there has been 'substantial progress' in the Boston bombing investigation after they analyzed surveillance footage shot from a nearby department store which showed a man planting the second bomb. Investigators said the individual is seen at the site of the second explosion wearing a black jacket, a grey hooded sweatshirt and a white or off-color-white baseball cap backwards placing a back-pack on the ground while talking on his cellphone. The video obtained by the FBI captures this man using his cellphone at the moment the first explosion detonated 100 yards away on Boylston Street on Monday and 12 seconds before the second blast close to where he is standing. Federal agents then focused on the time-frame of that conversation to retrieve cell-phone records to identify potential callers according to CBS News. Call logs were then obtained through the cell phone masts surrounding the attack zone and using these, investigators matched up the users' identity with the time specific video and pictures to zero in on the individual.
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Yes. It’s possible white hat (with blue man) handed off his backpack to ‘bending over man’/down jacket man’ then proceeded to bomb zone #2.
Yup. We are still waiting for the US media to report who shot Lincoln.
I’ll let my imagination run wild and say there were at LEAST four people involved; A cell. When none of this turns out to be true, oh well at least it was interesting.
Looks like Tiger Woods.....
They follow the cell # and the users whereabouts at different times before the bombing. They can find a photo of he guy in a different place and time and match the recorded signal and history of the phone.
I think they are....but the federales have pics of the bombers and why don’t the release them?.....they would be outed tonight!
Now that you mention it, I hope they were. Given this Administration and Government's penchant to emotionally knee-jerk react to every tragedy by passing new laws to restrict our rights, I hope they (a)ban pressure cookers and (b) ban Obama Free Cellphones after this.
NO, I'm not being sarcastic!
The Feds were provided with the authority to track suspected terrorists via cell phone records as part of the Patriot Act. Gee, the left isn't going to like that.
The phone call that triggered the bomb could have been made from Patagonia. They need a lot more than a video of a man on a cell phone to make their case.
they are in the pix in post 36 but are not circled. They are on the lower part of the pix and about center of it. You can make out the blue jacket on one and the white hat on the other.
Blue man’s got a heavy backpack too. Hmmm.
The backpack could still be held by the man in the black jacket and white hat (the one that is circled in red in the photo you posted).
His back got tired so he took the pack off and now he is holding it by its top strap with both of his hands centered in front of him.
The lady in front of him wearing the big black sunglasses and wearing her black hair in a bun is blocking the view of the backpack.
What else do we know aside from the two pictures of these guys?
Looks like Bill Ayers too me
they I just don’t see the 2 in the blue jacket and the other with the white hat being the perps. I just don’t see them hanging around that long before setting off the bombs. They were there at 2 1/2 hours after the race started.
Judging by the sideburns, he must be a Starfleet Graduate.
It remains to be seen if this fellow is even a suspect. Remember, there are people who ALWAYS run from the site of an explosion ~ those who've been up on the firing line are going to look for cover ~ and will size up the situation.
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