He was arrested in early 1990 and on a later occasion. It is noted that he was detained on the suspicion of threatening to activate an explosive device in 2002.
CNN, with the reference to the source in law enforcement agencies claimed that the detainee has a criminal background connected with the sending of explosive devices. It is reported about eight arrests for such violations, as a theft, fraud, drugs storage etc.
Recently, a number of explosive devices were found at homes, offices of high-ranking politicians and public figures in the United States. One of the explosives was found the office of CNN, the package was supposed to reach the ex-director of CIA John Brennan.