Baby "Bomb" Bust
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Tuesday February 05 03:39 AM EST
The New York Post
BABY 'BOMB' BUST
By BRAD HUNTER and LARRY CELONA
A would-be teen terrorist, wanted by the FBI for allegedly
posting a how-to-blow-things-up Web site, was nabbed during
World Economic Forum demonstrations, cops said yesterday.
Sherman Austin, 18, of tony Sherman Oaks, Calif., was
arrested Saturday for disorderly conduct during a
demonstration at 59th Street and Fifth Avenue.
They soon discovered that Austin was suspected by the feds
of posting explosives information on the Internet. When
investigators raided his apartment Jan. 24, they said they
discovered a treasure-trove of mischief-making tools.
In addition to computers, they found literature advocating
revolution, gas canisters, iced-tea bottles filled with
flammable material, gas masks and an anarchist flag.
Austin's car contained fertilizer, cans of brake fluid and
two gas canisters. He runs an anarchist Web site that
provides a litany of methods that can be used for urban
thuggery - including making explosives.
He has been turned over to the feds.
Meanwhile, the final day of demonstrations wrapped up in
front of Arthur Andersen's 1365 Sixth Ave. offices with nary
About 150 protesters slammed the corporate gluttony of Enron
and its embattled auditor Andersen, but refrained from
confronting a wall of cops.
The march was watched closely by about 150 cops, and there
were no arrests.
Chanting, "Andersen cooks Enron's books," the
anti-globalization protesters included an array of aging
hippies, college students and union members.
"We believe we have a right to be here," said "Starhawk,"
who said she lives in San Francisco. "Our resolve is
strengthened despite police intimidation."
Organizers said that many of the protesters who had traveled
to the Big Apple to protest the World Economic Forum at the
Waldorf-Astoria have now gone home.
Starhawk said the Sept. 11 terror attack on New York was a
key factor in lowering the tempo of the demonstrations. She
said the New York organizers wanted any action to be
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