Skip to comments.JAYNA DAVIS: Report No. 1 - OU SUICIDE BOMBING CASE
Posted on 10/05/2005 4:51:42 PM PDT by doug from upland
JAYNA DAVIS: Report No. 1 - OU SUICIDE BOMBING CASE
As FReepers are probably aware, Jayna Davis, indefatigable reporter and author of THE THIRD TERRORIST, is on the case of the OU suicide bomber. A local FReeper is giving her assistance. Here are some of the highlights of our discussion a short time ago:
1 - she has spoken to the feed store owner, Justin Ellison . . . Joel Hinrichs III exhibited strange behavior while in the feed store trying to buy ammonium nitrate . . . the store owner asked why he wanted it, and Hinrichs turned away and started mumbling to himself
2 - Hinrichs was dressed in a photographer's vest that was stuffed . . . a wire was noticed sticking out of it
3 - a plain clothes officer was in the store at the time and witnessed what happened . . . Jayna is not clear who got it, but someone got the plate number to track the guy
4 - they did a background check and he came out clean . . . Jayna reminds us that he was a "lily white," just like McVeigh and Nichols
5 - Norman PD could not confirm much for Jayna because this has gone up the food chain . . . they did answer a few questions about procedure, however . . . this would have gone to a special ops task force . . . but what about the Joint Terrorism Task Force (JTTF)? . . . Norman, Oklahoma has no budget for an officer or a JTTF office! . . . Jayna was stunned . . . the area around OKC is on the front line . . . Norman was the home of the former chief pilot of Osama bin Laden . . . Moussaoui got his flight training there . . . Atta and Alshehhi visited the Airman Flight School in Norman . . .Minepta's mosque is there . . . the VP recruiter for the overseas Al-Fatah network was in Norman
6 - the police in Norman did their job after the report of the feed store incident . . . they knew it was Hinrichs right away after the bombing - they knew it before DNA tests . . . Jayna wonders if their quick action prevented a major casualty count . . . Jayna wonders if they possible had done a "knock and talk" on him before the event to shake him up
7 - a local reporter who verbally attacked Jayna before is at it again . . . the reporter is kissing up and apologizing to the local Muslim community
8 - a security guard at the stadium would not give Jayna info about whether Hinrichs tried to get in with the backpack at halftime . . . apparently, that may be the time when some of the crowd leaves the stadium and comes back with alchohol - so the guards look for that . . . Jayna thinks that, had he planned it better, there was a possibility that he could have gotten in with the crowd at the beginning of the game
9 - officials are denying that there was something else that did not detonate . . . there are differing stories in the news
10 - how is this for quick action and approval? . . . OU is erecting concrete barriers at the stadium to prevent a truck bombing
11 - Jayna says thanks to all the FReepers . . . YOU GUYS ARE GREAT
Yes, there is power in a Free people and in a FREE press. Here's to the Pajamahedeen.
If detonated remotely by cell phone to cell phone, it seems it would be easy to identify the phone Hinrich carried to be detonated and then find out from whom that call was received? No?
(Someone just posted this on the Oklahoma board...I didn't see the broadcast, but thought this should be posted.)
I think he was probably wearing something that he thought looked pretty normal. The guy was not dumb, and would not have come in with a vest that screamed "nutcase suicide bomber." However, he obviously didn't look like a normal farmer or fertilizer customer.
Incidentally, I believe ammonium nitrate is used in manufacturing meth, and this might have been what the clerk was looking for. Here in Florida the places where people manufacture meth can usually be detected at some distance because of the smell, which is supposedly due to the fertilizer component.
The involvement of his Pakistani roommate is a stone I'd like to see turned over again and again.
For example, does he have any connection whatsoever with the Pakistanis that were arrested, charged and deported and/or awaiting trial up the road here in Lodi, CA.
Connect the dots - follow the cash.
The guards have obviously been told no more discussions with anyone.
Doug, thanks very much for posting.
It seems - again, I don't know anything about this other than what I have read here - that nothing was left of Hinrich above the waist. So I guess his cell phone would have been gone too.
I read (on a blog) that people at the game were unable to use their cell phones for a period of time during the game.
Good work! It will help to have her involved. The lack of coverage is inexplicable. However, at least we can rest easy that the media is all over the Nick/Jessica breakup and Lindsey Lohan's wreck.
Don't forget his Paki room mate worked for the OU Athletic Dept!
I can vouch for this. My sister in law was at the game and called me to wave hello. I tried back moments later and could not get a signal. Quite honestly, I don't know if this is unusual.
I'm with you on this...A white guy with a backpack is a lot less suspicious than a muzlim looking terrorist with a backpack...It's easy to speculate and I can vision the frustration from the A-rabs as well as the white guy...
He tries to get in a number of gates and having failed, he sits down on a bench wondering what to do with all these explosives...
At the same time, the trigger guys are aware of the failure and don't dare leave this bomb un-detonated...So the white guy and the bomb have got to go...
Thank you Doug for getting Jayna involved. I've been meaning to buy her book ever since it came out and never seemed to get around to it. I just ordered it from Amazon and would encourage any other Freepers who haven't read it yet to do the same.
You're welcome, Oorang.
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