The Feds Indicted a Fort Worth Dry Cleaner After Finding His Guns, Meth and Fake CIA ID

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Aziz Ahmed Al-Ghaziani being led away in handcuffs during his October arrest.
On October 2 at 5 a.m., a delivery driver spotted a wrecked Chevrolet Silverado behind the Mayflower Place shopping center in Hurst.

When police arrived to inspect the vehicle, they spotted two gun cases that contained a .40-caliber Smith & Wesson pistol and a Hawk Industries 12-gauge shotgun. That didn't necessarily set off alarm bells -- guns in pickup trucks aren't exactly uncommon around there -- but the fake CIA and Department of Defense ID badges upon opening the truck certainly did.

Investigators searched the vehicle without a warrant after spotting the guns and a decal on the windshield suggesting it was a military police vehicle, according the U.S. Attorney's office. They determined the car belonged to Azeez Ahmed Al-Ghaziani, the 30-year-old owner of a dry cleaning business in the shopping center.

Al-Ghaziani was arrested after he wandered out the back door of his business, where he had been sleeping. A search of the business, with a warrant this time, turned up more fake military documents, plus a stash of methamphetamine.

Al-Ghaziani's arrest prompted a good degree of fairly irresponsible speculation as to his plans.

There's still no word on what those might have been, but the U.S. Attorney's office sent word that a grand jury indicted Al-Ghaziani yesterday on one count of possession of a firearm by an unlawful user of a controlled substance and one count of fraudulent production of an identification document.

If Al-Ghaziani is convicted, he faces a maximum 25 years in prison and $500,000 fine.


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7 comments
schutzenaivewhitegui
schutzenaivewhitegui

"fairly irresponsible speculation". Eric always has to put in his naive white-guilt "progressive" libtard "snark".

ruddski
ruddski

The speculation was irresponsible in that the blogger failed to mention the NRA angle.

dmd-123
dmd-123

When I first heard about this story I speculated to myself that this guy was planning something evil.


Was I irresponsible for that?

TeaPartyMom
TeaPartyMom

Eric, do you leftist useful idiots never tire of making utter fools of yourselves?  Is this what passes for journalism today?  Maybe Debbie can lend you some cajones and kick your "journalistic" skills up a notch.

keepcensoringDO
keepcensoringDO

Coming from the home of "irresponsible speculation" that line is pretty funny. 

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