Maryland Man Sentenced to Prison for Plot to Bomb Clinic

Robert Weiler Jr. was sentenced to five years in prison and three years of supervised release Monday for possessing a pipe bomb, being a felon in possession of a stolen firearm, and attempting to destroy or damage an abortion clinic. Weiler was arrested in June after his parents turned him in to authorities. He pleaded guilty in October and told federal agents that he planned to bomb a Greenbelt abortion clinic and shoot the clinic’s doctor.

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