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Man arrested with van full of explosives and guns allegedly planned to assassinate Joe Biden

Alexander Hillel Treisman allegedly planned to commit a mass shooting during the holidays.

Alexander Hillel Treisman Kannapolis Police Departmen

A North Carolina man who was indicted last month on charges of child pornography also had plans to assassinate Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden and commit a mass shooting during the holidays.

According to The Hill, Alexander Hillel Treisman was indicted in September for having possession of an image that contained child pornography. When authorities investigated his electronic devices, they found an abundance of disturbing information.

On Treisman’s social media accounts, investigators found several images of firearms he owned that he allegedly planned to use on “Christmas or Black Friday.” There were also references of child rape, pornography and several searches about Biden’s home.

Treisman purchased an AR-15 in New Hampshire and traveled to a fast food restaurant that was within miles of Biden’s home. He also wrote a checklist that ended with “execute” and posted a meme to one of his social media accounts with the caption, “Should I kill Joe Biden?”

Authorities also found that Treisman had plans to leave the country. He had an altered Polish passport on his computer's hard drive and sent emails to a Canadian firm inquiring about Canadian citizenship.

Back in May, bank employees reported a suspicious white van to the local police. While conducting a search of the vehicle, they found explosives, several firearms, swastikas and more than $500,000 — which is believed to be from Treisman’s inheritance.

He was taken into custody on weapons charges once he returned to the bank to ask about the whereabouts of the van. In the other vehicle he used to drive to the bank, authorities found additional firearms and several state IDs.

Treisman did not have a criminal history, but the court said it “concludes that the record establishes by clear and convincing evidence that no combination of available release conditions would reasonably assure the safety of the community.”

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