IRA Bombmaker Busted in Brownsville!
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An IRA terrorist was arrested at a Brownsville, Texas checkpoint this week crossing the border.
The BBC reported:
A Maze prison escaper has been arrested at a border patrol in the United States, American officials have said.
Paul Brennan was arrested by officers at a border checkpoint in southern Texas on Monday night.
The US Border Patrol said Brennan was now in custody and was awaiting deportation.
It said he had been serving a 23-year prison sentence in Northern Ireland on charges of possessing a bomb and a firearm.
Brennan is understood to have produced an out-of-date immigration document at the Sarita checkpoint near Brownsville.
He was identified through fingerprinting after a search of his background through the Joint Terrorism Task Force and Interpol.
Brennan had been on the run for 24 years. Officials said it was not clear whether he had been living in the US or Mexico but he was driving a 2008 Ford.
More… It’s not the first time that a terrorist has been captured at the southern US border:
** One of the Gitmo detainees was captured while trying to cross the Mexican border into the US.
** Al-Qaeda suspect Farida Goolam Mahamed Ahmed was captured after she crossed the river from Mexico and tried to board a plane to New York City.