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Georgia men plotted attack on Alaska aurora research facility to 'release souls,' detective says

    Author: Annie Zak Updated: 2 hours ago Published 7 hours ago

Two men arrested last week in southern Georgia were planning to attack an aurora research facility owned by the University of Alaska Fairbanks around which conspiracy theories of mind control have long swirled, investigators said.

Television station WALB in Georgia first reported Monday that investigators with the Coffee County Sheriff's Office arrested Michael Mancil, 30, and James Dryden Jr., 22, on Thursday and said "the massive amount of arsenal seized looked like something out of a movie, one where a small army was headed to war."

Michael Vickers, a detective with the sheriff's office, told Alaska Dispatch News that both men confessed "that God told them to go and blow this machine up that kept souls, so souls could be released."

"All I can tell you is they were planning on blowing up the machine," Vickers said. "Going to try to find a scientist, to steal his car and ID badge to gain access. Any scientist."

Vickers could not say what else the men might be charged with.

"It is being investigated and there could be more charges pending, but as of right now, there's nothing I can tell you," he said.

Once a U.S. Air Force facility, HAARP ownership last year was transferred to UAF. For many years, conspiracy theories about HAARP's capabilities for mind and weather control have persisted, to the point where the center hosted an open house in August in an effort to dispel such theories.

The program studies the properties and behavior of the Earth's ionosphere, a part of the atmosphere that can affect communication and navigation systems.

Among the weapons seized were AR-15 rifles, Glock handguns, a Remington rifle and thousands of rounds of ammunition, WALB reported. Authorities discovered the plot to attack HAARP after initially investigating Mancil "for possible drug sales."

The two men were charged with selling methamphetamine, possession of marijuana, and possession of a weapon during the commission of a crime, WALB reported. Mancil was also charged "with use of a telecommunication device in committing or facilitating a felony."

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Perhaps they were just upset about not getting a QSL?
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South Georgia, eh? I'm surprised they didn't have a old coot in tow hollering about Earnest Shackleton coming across the hill with a horde of penguins. A couple of weeks on meth bender with no sleep listening to Brother Stair and Alex Jones will do strange things to people.

Luckily, that upstanding north Georgia boy, Radio Bob, stands guard at HAARP. He knows how to deal with south Georgia crackers and crazed penguinophobes.

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The two men were charged with selling methamphetamine, possession of marijuana, and possession of a weapon during the commission of a crime, WALB reported.

Explains at least some of it.
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