On Tuesday Islamist Sayfullo Saipov, a 29=year-old immigrant from Uzbekistan, murdered eight people and injured several more in a truck attack in New York City.
Saipov was shot by police and hospitalized after his deadly attack.
Saipov entered the US under the “Diversity Visa program” in 2010.
Saipov was arrested in Missouri in 2015 for failing to maintain the brake system in his commercial truck. He failed to show up in court in April 2016.
** Sayfullo Saipov may be linked to a shell trucking company in Cincinnati, Ohio.
And now this…
Sayfullo Saipov was arrested four times in Nebraska from 2011 to 2017.
110 KFAB reported:
The suspect in a deadly attack on Tuesday in New York City has been ticketed for traffic violations in Nebraska as recent as this year.
Court records show that 29 year old Sayfullo Saipov, a commercial truck driver, was cited four times between 2011 and 2017. Twice in 2011, once in October and again in December, he was ticketed by the Nebraska State Patrol in Cass County.
In March of 2014, Saipov was cited in North Platte for failure to stop his truck at an I-80 weigh station. Then in February of 2017 he was ticketed again in Cass County for operating an overweight vehicle on I-80.
On all four occurrences, Saipov paid the fines.
New York City officials says Saipov mowed down twenty people on a popular bike path in Manhattan, killing eight. They say he is originally from Uzbekistan and legally came to the United States in 2010.