FOILED PLOTS

A Mad Bomber?

Three hardened criminals and a lunatic were allegedly behind a plot to plant explosives at two Bronx synagogues, according to The New York Daily News. James Cromitie, David Williams, and Onta Williams, who were arrested this week after officials accused them of purchasing phony weapons and explosives from an FBI informant, had served time in prison for selling drugs. The fourth suspect, Laguerre Payen, had previously served time for assault and suffered from severe mental problems. Payen was supposed to be deported to Haiti but a judge blocked the move because the paranoid schizophrenic criminal was deemed too insane. He was reportedly living in a crack house at the time of his terror arrest.