Wednesday, December 23, 2009

Jan. 11 trial date set for McDonald County white supremacist

A Monday, Jan. 11, trial date has been set for McDonald County white supremacist Robert Joos, according to information filed in U. S. District Court for the Western District of Missouri today. The trial will be held in Springfield.

A two-day trial is anticipated.

Joos is charged with being a felon illegally possessing firearms, two counts of unlawful transport of firearms and one count transporting explosive materials interstate.

Joos was arrested in connection with a federal investigation of a racially-motivated 2004 bombing in Scottsdale, Ariz. National white supremacist leader Dennis Mahon and his brother Daniel were charged with that crime.

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