30 YEARS IN PRISON IN X-RAY WEAPON PLOT

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albany, n.y.» An in­dus­trial me­chanic con­victed of at­tempt­ing to pro­duce a mo­bile X-ray de­vice to kill Mus­lims was sen­tenced Mon­day to 30 years in prison fol­lowed by a life­time of su­per­vised re­lease. Glen­don Scott Craw­ford, 52, also was con­victed of con­spir­ing to use a weapon of mass de­struc­tion. Pros­e­cu­tors say he planned to set off the de­vice re­motely and would have ex­posed tar­gets to deadly doses of ra­di­a­tion.

“I feared for my na­tion’s and my chil­dren’s na­tion’s fu­ture,” Craw­ford said, launch­ing into a crit­i­cism of U.S. im­mi­gra­tion pol­icy re­gard­ing Mus­lims be­fore the judge cut him off.

“This con­duct is bizarre,” U.S. Dis­trict Judge Gary L. Sharpe said. “You are bizarre.” The As­so­ci­ated Press

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