SACRAMENTO (CBS13) – Neighbors of the suspect arrested this week in connection with a foiled terror plot to blow up Democratic headquarters in Sacramento were shocked at what happened.
According to court documents, 45-year-old Napa resident Ian Benjamin Rogers and 37-year-old Vallejo resident Jarrod Copeland started planning their attacks on targets they associated with Democrats in the wake of the 2020 Presidential election, seeking support from an anti-government militia group. Copeland was arrested Wednesday.READ MORE: Storm Systems Building In Pacific; Potent Atmospheric River Bearing Down On Bay Area
“Nothing like this has ever happened,” said area resident Sandy Silva.READ MORE: San Leandro Police Search For 73-Year-Old Woman Missing For Nearly A Week
She woke up early Wednesday morning to the commotion in her Arden-area apartment complex.
“My neighbor called and said, ‘There’s 14 FBI agents out front,'” she said.MORE NEWS: Drought Emergency: Bay Area Outpacing Most Of State In Water Conservation