Paroled York County, SC, teen who tried to join ISIS arrested by FBI
YORK, S.C. -- Police warned a juvenile parole board that a teen from York who was convicted of trying to join ISIS was a threat.
The teen wanted to kill police, American soldiers and anyone else who got in his way, court and parole board testimony showed. But the parole board released the teen last year before Zakaryia Abdin Abdin had to be lawfully released at age 21.
Late Thursday, the FBI arrested Abdin, now 18, at the Charleston airport on federal terrorism charges of trying to help and join ISIS.
York County’s top law enforcement officers and York’s top officials are outraged. They say they tried to warn state officials.