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Man Who Threatened House GOP Had 200 Rounds Of Ammo At His Home

The New York man who was accused of leaving threatening voicemail messages for House Majority Whip Steve Scalise (R-LA) and Republican Conference Chairwoman Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers (R-WA) was found to have 200 rounds of ammunition at his home, according to

Carlos Bayon, 63, also had receipts for an assault rifle and handgun, an affidavit filed from the U.S. Capitol Police attested. Investigators found 150 rounds of rifle ammunition and 50 rounds of shotgun shells as well as a 2004 receipt for an SKS assault rifle and a 1987 receipt for a .38-caliber revolver, although no firearms were discovered.

Additionally, police found a series of books. The list of titles included:

“How to create a foolproof new identity”

“Ragnar’s homemade detonators”

“Homemade C-4”

“New & improved C-4”

“Middle Eastern Terrorist Bomb Designs”

“Poor man’s TNT”

“CIA field manual for explosive prep”

“Disguise techniques”

“How to circumvent security alarms”

“Silent But Deadly: homemade silencers”

“Hit Man: technical manual”

“Expedient B&E: circumventing alarms”

“Improvised radio detonation techniques”

“Homemade Semtex”

“Secrets of a Super Hacker”

“How to make disposable silencers”

“How to build practical firearm suppressors.”

According to police, Bayon’s voice message stated:

Hey, listen, this message is for you and the people that sent you there. You are taking ours, we are taking yours. Anytime, anywhere. We know where they are. We are not going to feed them sandwiches, we are going to feed them lead. Make no mistake you will pay. Ojo por ojo, diente por diente [Spanish for “an eye for an eye, a tooth for a tooth”]. That is our law and we are the majority. Have a good day.

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