I’m not one for speculating on conspiracy theories, but I find a couple of things off about this story.
1. It has NOT gotten the type of coverage something like this deserves.
2. It has been a couple of days now and there has been no word whatsoever on the identities of the students, none of whom are minors. In fact, the police are withholding their names until they can confirm “these individuals aren’t linked to something else.” (Anyone want to take a guess on why they would wonder about that?)
3. At the time of this writing is not recorded on the campus police crime log. I willingly plead ignorance that I don’t know the protocol for placing something on the log, but it seems to me that SOMETHING about this story should be there.
Three students have been arrested after a drug and explosives investigation on the campus of George Mason University.
Officials say there is no immediate threat and evidence has been taken into custody. The details of this incident are contained in a search warrant filed in Fairfax County court and obtained by FOX 5 News.
The court documents say campus police searched a campus dorm room at the university and found what is being described as materials used to manufacture fire bombs.
According to search warrants, officers from the George Mason University Police Department raided Room 105 at Jefferson Hall at around 8:45 p.m. Wednesday. Officers were responding to a report of flames shooting out of a window.
Court documents state when police confronted the residents in the room, they found a leafy green substance. When they returned with a search warrant, police discovered a tool box containing match books, shaved match heads, a mortar and pedestal, lighter fluid, hand sanitizer candles and a PVC pipe.
The bomb squad later advised campus police that the materials were being used to manufacture fire bombs or make explosive materials.
We don’t know anything about the identities of the students, but the virtual silence on identities and motives suggest possible terrorism. There were drugs present, I don’t know how hip to that terrorists are, but hopefully it’s really just some kids being really really dumb.