“I want to apologize to the city,” Carmen Sosa said. “I love New York and I’ve been here since 1987. I’m very disappointed by what my son is doing.
Jose Pimentel was behind bars Monday night, being held without bail because, officials say, he had grandiose plans to blow up people and places in the metropolitan area, including the Intrepid Air and Space Museum.
Mayor Michael Bloomberg said the 27-year-old man was acting as a lone wolf and was taken into custody Saturday. He allegedly was inspired by al-Qaida, although his citizenship was not immediately known.
For ten years, we’ve heard the term “intelligence chatter,” but here’s the problem. If there’s only person involved in the terrorist plot, there is no chatter.