Feds Arrest Long Island Man Elvis Redzepagic For Allegedly Trying To Join ISIS In Syria
- A Long Island man was arrested Friday for allegedly travelling abroad to join ISIS.
The Department of Justice says 26-year-old Elvis Redzepagic, who lives in Commack with his parents, traveled to the Middle East twice in the past two years to attempt to join a foreign terrorist organization. Specifically, in 2015 Redzepagic allegedly communicated with an individual he believed to be the commander of a battalion in Syria and made attempts to join him to engage in jihad.
Unable to enter Syria from Turkey, federal authorities say he traveled to Jordan in August 2016 but was stopped and deported by Jordanian authorities.(Excerpt) Read more at: newyork.cbslocal.com ...
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