Listen: Timothy Mcveigh, Mcvay, FBI discussed on Conspiracy Theories
"Law enforcement was hunting for the man or men responsible. Our story will continue in a moment after the break. And now back to the story. Ambulances. People in stretchers. Fire. Trick crowds of people. Oh, God more people lying in the curb covered. This kits are being attended to. Ambulance workers. People covered flood that was an eyewitness account of downtown Oklahoma City. Shortly after the bombing on April nineteenth nineteen ninety-five bomber Timothy McVeigh was arrested the same day as the bombing. He was actually taken into custody less than two hours after the explosion for reasons, having nothing to do with the explosion. After the bomb went off. McVay successfully reached his getaway vehicle. He got onto interstate thirty five and headed north back towards Kansas. For whatever reason. He never stopped to put the license plate back on the car. He was pulled over by state trooper, Charles hanger. Just before he reached the Oklahoma, Kansas border hangar immediately noticed the bulge in McVeigh's jacket where McVeigh was keeping his gun. His permit for the weapon was not legal in the state of Oklahoma McVeigh was arrested for legal firearm possession. And sent to the county jail. It was the first time in his life Timothy McVeigh had ever been arrested at the same time. The FBI was already closing in on the man behind the bombing. The initial assumption had been that the explosion was the work of foreign terrorists. This hypothesis came from the nineteen ninety three attempted bombing of the World Trade Center, which was orchestrated by Ramsey Yousef a Kuwait born international terrorist. However, the foreign terrorist theory was quickly disregarded as the f. b. i. behavioral science unit gained insight into the psychology of the bomber agent. Clinton vans Zandt was the first one to note the significance of April nineteenth as the date of the bombing. The FBI knew within a matter of hours that there were likely looking for a white man in his twenties, he would possibly be part of a militia or another fringe group. And his motivation for the bombing would be related to the Waco siege.."