DETROIT (WWJ/AP) – Charges have been dismissed against a Saudi man arrested at Detroit Metro Airport after a pressure cooker was found in his bag.
The man was arrested May 11th and charged with giving false statements to federal agents and possessing an altered passport. Authorities said he lied about why he was traveling with the pressure cooker.READ MORE: Michigan Matters: Theaters & Politics
His attorney has said he didn’t know pressure cookers were used to make bombs in the Boston Marathon attack and was bringing the appliance for his nephew.READ MORE: CDC: New Listeria Outbreak Tied To 23 Illnesses, 1 Death
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