Suspected I-96 Shooter Raulie Casteel Charged With Terrorism
December 21st, 2012, 6:07 AM
The man 43-year-old man who terrorized folks in October in the I-96 corridor has been charged with terrorism.
The Detroit News reports that the state Attorney General's Office on Thursday charged Raulie Casteel, 43, who is suspected in 24 shootings, mostly at motorists, with seven felonies, including terrorism.
The terrorism and assault charges carry penalties of up to life in prison. The Attorney General's office is handling the case, though Oakland County will prosecute Casteel.
"This individual terrorized the state of Michigan for at least a month until he was caught. He terrorized motorists from Lansing to Detroit," Joy Yearout, a spokeswoman for the Attorney General said, according to the News. "Mothers told children not to go to school. School bus routes were altered. A massive multi-jurisdictional task force had to be formed to track him down and arrest him.