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California man arrested

2 Jul, 2014

Authorities arrest 20-year-old Orange County native Adam Dandach, also known as Fadi Fadi Dandach, as he is about to board a flight bound for Istanbul. A detention order shows that under questioning, he says that he planned to travel to Syria:

[…] that he would assist ISIS with anything the ISIS asked him to do, and that he believed the killings of U.S. soldiers are justified killings.

He is detained as a flight risk and a danger to his community, and indited on two felonies relating to his replacement passport, after authorities discover that his mother hid his original passport to prevent him flying overseas. The detention order:

Dandach stated that he was more disappointed that he did not get to go to Syria than in getting in trouble with law enforcement