More charges in X-ray weapon case

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) – An upstate New York man accused
of trying to build an X-ray weapon to hurt and kill people at a mosque
and an Islamic center faces additional weapons charges.

Federal prosecutors unsealed an indictment late
Thursday against Glendon Scott Crawford, charging the 49-year-old man
with conspiracy to use a weapon of mass destruction, distributing
information related to such weapons and attempting to produce a device
to endanger people by releasing radiation.

Crawford and Eric Feight have been jailed since
their arrest in June on charges they assembled a mobile X-ray device
meant to be used in the greater Albany area to sicken Muslims and
enemies of Israel. Authorities say the device was inoperable. Nobody was
hurt.

Crawford's attorney declined to comment Friday.

Feight wasn't named in the indictment.

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