May 16 2011
So, why was a man sneaking around taking photographs of the Lookout Point Dam in Oregon in the middle of the night?
OREGON: The FBI wants to know the identity of a man who climbed a barbed wire fence and entered Lookout Point Dam, southeast of Eugene, on March 2, 2011. Surveillance cameras caught the intruder on tape just before 2 a.m.
ABC NEWS – U.S. intelligence is now in possession of a veritable “playbook” of al Qaeda operations. The cache of electronic and handwritten materials obtained by the SEALs includes numerous hallmark al Qaeda plots including attacks on infrastructure targets such as water supply and transportation including rail and air, in what one official described as a “strategic guide for how to attack the U.S.” In the past, al Qaeda planned for attacks on water supplies have included an interest in mining dams and in poisoning water supply.
KGW – The Army Corps of Engineers released the video in the hope the public will help identify the man. “We don’t know exactly what he was doing or why he was there,” said Erik Petersen, Operations Project Manager, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers.“We believe he was taking pictures of the facility. Why? We’re not sure,” said Petersen. PSU terrorism expert Gary Perlstein agreed there was reason to be concerned, noting that the man was camouflaged and had to intentionally climbed over barbed wire fencing to reach the spot where he was seen on surveillance cameras.
The Army Corps is offering $1000.00 reward for information leading to the man. Anyone with tips is asked to call: 1-866-413-7970.