The FBI arrested a Massachusetts man on Saturday who allegedly intended to kill President Obama and had a large stockpile of weapons.
According to a federal complaint filed Sunday and obtained by Fox News, Joseph Gargiulo maintained a large stockpile of ammunition, weapons, and explosives material, which was discovered by investigators while executing a search of the 40-year-old’s Holliston, Mass. home.
The FBI said it received a tip in July from an individual close to Gargiulo that he had acquired parts to make an AR-15 rifle, and that he was also in possession of a number of other weapons, including tasers, mace guns, and hunting knives, according to court documents.
The tip also stated Gargiulo had acquired thermite, a component used to make explosives. The complaint also states that Garguilo expressed his desire to kill President Obama on more than one occasion.
Investigators also said that Gargiulo had allegedly expressed his desire to target Homeland Security officers and Muslims.
The federal complaint also states “Garguilo made a comment to the effect that when President Obama was on the golf course in Martha’s Vineyard, Garguilo should have taken the opportunity to kill him.”
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