Shelton Thomas Bell

Charged: July 17, 2013
Affiliation
Ansar al-Sharia
State
Florida
District
Middle District of Florida
Sting
No
Involves Informant
No
Charges
  • Material support
FISA Notification
Yes
Pleaded Guilty: March 18, 2014
Sentenced: January 13, 2015
Imprisonment
20 years
Supervised Release
life
Restitution
$17,000
Details
Shelton Thomas Bell
  • Age
    24
  • Gender
    Male
  • Race
    White
Shelton Thomas Bell and an unidentified juvenile trained with firearms in the United States and then traveled to the Middle East in an effort to join the fighting. They tried to go to Israel and Yemen before winding up in Jordan, where they were deported. When interviewed by federal agents, Bell said their goal was to join Ansar al-Sharia.
Current Location
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  • Williamsburg
  • salters, SC
  • Medium Security
  • Federal Correctional Institution