ISIS Muslim Arrested on Terror Charges in Washington: “I feel the duty to kill” U.S. Servicemen, Attacking a Military Base

ByPamela Geller on February 8, 2016
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Daniel Seth Franey

He loved bin Laden, called him a “diamond … a holy warrior. He’s a beautiful man,” and and the Islamic State group he called the “best people on Earth.”

He was in the army. He deserted. He wanted to attack a military base. We were spared a horrific episode. How many other jihadis are in our military ranks?

Franey criminal complaint here.

“Washington state man accused of supporting ISIS, illegally possessing firearms,” Seattle Times, February 8, 2016 (thanks to Patrick):

Federal agents with the Seattle Joint Terrorism Task Force have arrested an Army deserter and purported sympathizer of the Islamic State group for illegally possessing automatic weapons and other firearms.

Daniel Seth Franey, 33, was arrested during a Saturday raid at his home in Montesano, Grays Harbor County. He is scheduled to appear before a U.S. Magistrate in Tacoma on Monday afternoon to answer a complaint charging him with five felony counts of unlawful possession of the weapons.

ISIS

The complaint says Franey is the subject of a domestic-violence protective order out of Illinois, which bars him from possessing firearms.

However, the complaint says Franey repeatedly handled firearms in the presence of an undercover federal agent posing as a small-arms dealer.

Franey has lived in Washington for the past three years and occasionally works as a fisherman out of Westport, according to the complaint.

Court records indicate Franey came under suspicion of law enforcement in April when a witness went to the Grays Harbor County Sheriff’s Office to report that Franey “regularly talked about his support for the … terrorist organization of the Islamic States of Iraq and Levant (ISIL) and claimed he wanted to go overseas to ‘join the fight,’ ” according to an affidavit filed by Federal Protective Services Agent Joseph Deaver, a member of the Seattle Joint Terrorism Task Force.

The complaint says the FBI initiated an investigation, sending in an undercover officer to befriend Franey. The officer reported that Franey described the Islamic State group as the “best people on Earth” and at one point described Osama bin Laden, the founder of al-Qaida and the architect of the Sept. 11 attacks, as a “diamond … a holy warrior. He’s a beautiful man.”

The 31-page complaint states that the undercover officer posed as a small-arms dealer, and that Franey — who knew he was not supposed to own a gun — repeatedly asked the undercover officer to provide him with AK-47s, a “street-sweeper” semi-automatic shotgun and Glock handguns.

Franey took several trips with the undercover agent to Spokane and elsewhere, often in a car carrying a bag of firearms. During one trip to Spokane in August, Franey drove with the undercover officer to a motel, where the agent entered with a duffel bag containing several assault-style rifles and handguns, and came out with a wad of cash totaling $10,500, which he asked Franey to count for him.

He later gave Franey $200 for coming on the trip.

During that trip and others, the undercover agent reported that Franey repeatedly asked to buy guns.

The complaint states that Franey swung between telling the undercover agent that the weapons would be to protect his family and fantasizing about killing U.S. servicemen or attacking a military base. At one point, the complaint says, Franey praised the July attack at military installations in Tennessee in which five servicemen were killed, as was the attacker, Muhammad Youssef Abdulazeez.

During a trip to Ellensberg in September, the undercover agent said Franey handled several handguns.

The following month, according to the court documents, Franey accompanied the undercover agent on a “firearms trafficking” trip to and from Santa Monica, Calif., during which they met with other law-enforcement officers posing as undercover gun buyers.

According to the charges, Franey was sitting in a hotel room with four undercover officers and a duffel bag full of firearms at one point when he proclaimed that “Any government agents that I’m around, I feel the duty to kill.”

“It’s just not possible for me to have any kind of non-murderous relations with these people,” he said.

Franey’s secretly recorded statements make it clear, however, that while he wanted and fantasized about owning firearms, he knew he was not supposed to have a gun and did not purchase or fire any of the guns provided by the undercover agent. Merely handling them, while the subject of a protective order, is a violation of the law.

Court documents indicate that federal agents arrested Franey after the execution of a “no-knock” search warrant at his home, where documents indicated he lived with a woman and two children.

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  • Facebook User

    Whats the difference between him and the American military who rape and murder!
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  • Fred

    Execute the savage for treason.

    Better yet put him in that Supermax in Colorado.

  • Darrell Standing

    https://pbs.twimg.com/media/CZlJqPqWQAA3ysd.jpg
    This is off topic … but anytime any of these raghead savages dies I want to spread the good news !!!

    With another raghead dying I guess Mullah Obama will take a day off … and DeBlowio will close the NYC schools !!! 😎

    http://www.khaama.com/taliban-leadership-council-member-mullah-hassan-rahmani-dies-4563

    • SCREW SOCIALISM

      Another dead sand nazi? Thanks for the GREAT NEWS pal!

    • Mahou Shoujo

      Another muslim now is toast
      How nice, he is now a ghost
      May he lead the pack
      inshallah, more whack
      In the cemetery may they be the most.

  • Drew the Infidel

    A good description of the anatomy of Ft. Hood. It will be a good long while before this imbecile ever breathes free air again if the outcome is anywhere near that of a similar local case.

  • JWM

    Every muslim in the military should be considered a potential danger. There should no muslims in the U.S. military, none.

    • Luigi Valentino

      Obama is always bragging about how “Muslims are defending our great country serving in the United States military.” I bet you 80% of them are there for one reason and it’s not to fight for Old Glory. I would water board each and every one of them to find out their true intensions. I would have their families detained and questioned non stop 18 hours a day until the truth came out. There is a reason Muslims have infiltrated the United States military. Muslims are waiting to strike simultaneously throughout the USA. Imagine thousands of “San Bernadino massacres” happening all at once across the United States like the New Years Eve rapes all across Europe. Imagine 20 “World Trade Centers disasters” orchestrated in every major city next September 11th. We need to bite this in the ass before the United States becomes like Europe or worse.
      Get rid of all Muslims in politics and in the military now. Trump will figure out how to do this by manipulating the Patriot Act. Muslims and the liberal retards will hate him even worse than they do now but who gives a shlt.

    • IzlamIsTyranny

      It’s insanity to have muslims in ur military, but probably exactly what the vizier in the White Mosque wants. Civil war never sounded better.

    • karl59

      How can a person who is obligated to follow shariah law over the
      US Constitution be allowed in the military?

      • JWM

        The word should be NEVER

  • So don’t U.S. servicemen have a duty to kill Muslims?

    • Mahou Shoujo

      Read your comment, does it sound like U.S servicemen have orders from the white mosque to do anything to muslims but treat the “friendly” like they do in germany?

      • If U.S. servicemen had orders TO KILL MUSLIMS instead of idiotic rules of engagement set by Dubbya and Obama to NOT kill them, the now 13-year-war(s) would have instead lasted 13 days.

        • Mahou Shoujo

          Precisely, how long will it take to convince the pansies that are now running military operations that one engages in a fight to win, not to make a statement. Progressive stupid has got to be stopped.

  • mjazzguitar

    The homegrown jihadis are worse because they have the brains not to use a rented vehicle and go back for the deposit after using it in a terror attack.

  • Mahou Shoujo

    Take him to syria, drop him off near a conflict zone, then forget about him.

  • Lawrence D. Wood

    Joining the U.S. military, as with any cop shop, elected office, etc. requires one to swear an oath to support and to defend the Constitution. No Muslim can make that oath and mean it. They cannot swear an oath to other than Islam, not to a secular state anything. Therefore, the FBI and other federal agencies employing Muslims as agents are kidding themselves. There is no loyalty to the U.S., just loyalty to Islam and the goals of Islam, one of which is the conquest by Islam of every nation not under Islam.
    What woman in her right mind would want to be Muslim, subject to beatings, genital mutilation, being 1/2 the value of a man, and having no rights–property does not have rights. A woman is like a cow under Islam, property, not human, not a person, just property.
    Europe is headed for civil war, rape, and violence. The Europe that we knew, of western history and culture is doomed. Socialism/communism. Sanity is no longer relevant, just do as the Merkel’s say and sit down an shut up.

    • karl59

      Better start calling Europe Eurasia

  • karl59

    Obama has deliberately created this situation of terror!