A Boston police captain’s son faces 20 years in jail for plotting an assault on a faculty to toughen the Islamic State workforce.
Alexander Ciccolo is predicted to be sentenced Wednesday in Springfield’s federal court docket.
Ciccolo agreed to serve 20 years in the back of bars when he pleaded responsible to terrorism fees in Might, a month ahead of he used to be scheduled to visit trial.
Prosecutors say Ciccolo plotted to make use of attack rifles and explosives to hold out his assault at an unidentified college.
They are saying Boston police Capt. Robert Ciccolo’s resolution to alert the FBI about his son “most likely stored the lives of a large number of blameless folks.”
Alexander Ciccolo’s attorneys say Ciccolo had a bothered adolescence and struggled with substance abuse problems. His attorneys say Ciccolo had no actual skill to hold out his plans.