Marlonn Hicks is evidently yet another convert to Islam who has somehow gotten the idea that his new religion requires him to commit treason and mass murder. Authorities remain resolutely uninterested in this phenomenon, however.
“Crown Point Man Signs Plea Bargain in Alleged Terrorist Plot,” Indiana105.com, October 29, 2016:
A Crown Point man pleaded guilty in attempting to commit a terrorist act.
Thirty-year-old Crown Point resident, Marlonn Hicks admitted to a federal court he sent online bomb-making instructions to a government informant. He said the information was sent with the intent that an attack be carried out in the name of ISIS.
According to The Times, Hicks appeared before U.S. Magistrate Andrew Rodovich and pleaded guilty to a charge of distributing of information pertaining to the manufacture or use of a destructive device with intent to commit a violent act. The crime carries a maximum penalty of 20 years in prison and a $1 million fine….
According to court documents, Hicks signed a plea bargain Tuesday. He agreed to plead guilty in exchange for a reduced sentence and immunity from other charges being pressed against him….