Prosecutors say a 73-year-old man has pleaded responsible to driving a automobile to a deliberate abortion clinic in jap Illinois and attempting to set the constructing on fireplace earlier this 12 months.
September 20, 2023 at 9:21 pm
URBANA, ILLINOIS — A 73-year-old man pleaded responsible to driving a automobile to a deliberate abortion clinic in jap Illinois and attempting to set the constructing on fireplace earlier this 12 months, prosecutors stated Wednesday.
Introduced by Philip J. Bueno, of Prophetstown, Unwell., entered the plea Tuesday to a federal cost of trying to make use of fireplace to wreck a constructing utilized in interstate commerce.
Prosecutors stated Bueno admitted that on Might 20, he introduced with him a number of containers stuffed with gasoline and used his automobile to interrupt into the entrance entrance of a business constructing in Danville to burn it earlier than it might be used as a reproductive well being clinic.
Prosecutors stated Danville cops responded to an alarm on the constructing that day round 4:30 a.m. and located Bueno pinned inside a automobile he had backed into the constructing’s entrance.
Whereas looking the automobile, FBI brokers discovered bottles containing gasoline, an ax, street flares, previous tires and a bundle of matches, and that Bueno had barricaded the trunk with wood beams, prosecutors stated.
Bueno is scheduled to be sentenced on February 5. He faces 5 to twenty years in jail, a positive of as much as $250,000, three years of supervised launch, and compensation for injury to the constructing, prosecutors stated.
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