Ojore Nuru Lutalo, 64, was arrested Tuesday on an Amtrak route from Los Angeles to Chicago. He was pulled from a train and detained in La Junta, Colorado. Lutalo was charged with endangering public transportation.
The offender was talking on a cell phone, stating that he hadn’t killed anyone yet and spoke about going to jail. Passenger reported the suspicious incident, also quoting him Lutalo saying, “We have to work in small groups. They can hold you for 18 months. Do they have security on these trains? Are you with me or not?” Also in a sentence mentioning Al-Qaeda he was quoted saying, “17th century tactics won’t work, we have 21st century tactics.”
Lutalo also had a tan blanket over his entire body so the conductor could not see what he was doing. Lutalo also possessed propaganda materials for the anarchist group Afrikan Liberation Army.
AP video of Ojore Nuru Lutalo’s account of the arrest on the Amtrak.
Ojore Nuru Lutalo is a resident of Elizabeth, New Jersey is known to use an alias ‘Leroy Bunting’ according to New Jersey authorities. Lutalo was freed from incarceration in August 2009 after serving a 27-year term for aggravated assault, robbery and weapons possession.
SOURCE: NYDailyNews.com Ex-con Ojore Nuru Lutalo arrested on Amtrak when passengers report him talking Al Qaeda, terrorism