Dr. Roberto Rivera is a 60 year old licensed doctor from Ridgewood, New Jersey. He was an active participant in the Occupy Wall Street movement, “treating” activists as they camped out in New York making asses of themselves. Someone tipped off the cops that Rivera was stockpiling large amounts of explosive chemicals in his home. Police raided, found the chemicals, along with a cache of assault rifles. Now the Doc is in jail on a million dollar cash bail.
From ABC here:
Large amounts of chemicals commonly used to make bombs were found in the basement of a New Jersey doctor, along with assault rifles and a stun gun, prosecutors said today.
Dr. Roberto Rivera, 60, who according to some reports was active in the Occupy Wall Street movement last year, was arrested following a Friday night raid on his Ridgewood, N.J., home.
Ridgewood police first showed up at the home around 6:15 p.m. after getting a report of potential hazardous and explosive material. Inside the home, police found a “large amount” of a chemical typically used in bomb-making, the release said. The name of the chemical was not released.
Armed with a search warrant, the FBI and the Bergen County Bomb Squad then visited Rivera’s home where they confiscated the bomb-making chemical and also found “several other precursor chemicals commonly used in the making of explosive devices,” Molinelli said.
After the chemicals were retrieved, Molinelli said police searched the home and found various weapons, including assault rifles, other firearms and a stun gun.
Rivera faces six charges, including possession of a destructive device and recklessly creating a risk of widespread injury or damage. His bail was set at $1 million cash.
More leftists with bomb-making chemicals? I wonder if it was TATP or if he was cooking up perchlorate like Byron Sonne?