Hearing Delayed in Alleged Minnesota Terror Plot

Posted at: 05/08/2013 4:19 PM
Updated at: 05/08/2013 9:32 PM
By: AMY FORLITI, Associated Press

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) - A detention hearing has been postponed for a man accused in what the FBI is calling a thwarted terror plot in western Minnesota.

An attorney for 24-year-old Buford Rogers asked Wednesday that the detention hearing be postponed so he can investigate the accusations against his client.

Rogers is charged with one count of illegally possessing a firearm. He was arrested Friday after authorities found a cache of explosives and weapons in a mobile home in Montevideo.

Defense attorney Andrew Mohring says the government has released a lot of misinformation to the media.

The prosecution did not object to delaying the hearing.

Rogers has a prior felony burglary conviction so is not allowed to have a gun.

His father has said his son is not a terrorist.

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