An Islamic State militant has been captured in Detroit, armed with six AK-47 magazines with forty rounds of ammo in each, 37-mm grenades, a shotgun/shell carrier, a 37-mm grenade launcher, a loaded AK-47 rifle, and a ballistic vest with military grade plates.
Sebastian Gregerson, 29, also known as Abdurrahman Bin Mikaayl, is charged in a criminal complaint filed with unregistered possession of an unlicensed receipt of explosive materials and a destructive device.
A Facebook account owned by a user with the name Abdurrahman Bin Mikaayl, and a hometown of Dearborn, has a picture of a man on a horse carrying an ISIS flag. The criminal complaint states he is a resident of Detroit.
FBI was alerted by a source that Sebastian alleged to have bazookas and grenades that led to the investigation.
At the time of the investigation, agents stated they got records showing that Gregerson Sebastian bought an arsenal of-of tactical training materials, ammunition, weapons and tactical gear. The items included a “Kalashnikov training video, hundreds of rounds of AK-47 ammunition, a car holster, seven fixed-blade knives of significant length, and two balaclava ski masks ( covering all but the eyes ),” “seven fixed-blade based on records.
As stated by agents, the acquisition of training videos for the weapons made it unlikely that they were bought for recreational use.
Records showed that Sebastian bought road spikes on eBay.
Court-authorized monitoring of Sebastian’s location showed that he frequented an outdoors outlet in Dearborn and purchased a long-barreled firearm with a barrel that folds which fold upward and back, minimizing the length of the , which makes it simpler to conceal, authorities stated.
An FBI surveillance team stated it saw Sebastian purchase a pistol in the parking lot of a gas station in Belleville.
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