WPR News
10:55 pm
Tue November 9, 2004

WyoTech Student Charged With Helping Terrorists

ElPaso, Texas – Nineteen-year-old Mark Robert Walker of Rochester, New York, was
nabbed while crossing into El Paso from Mexico.
He faces a detention hearing Friday in El Paso.
Walker is charged with providing support or resources to a
foreign terrorist organization.
If convicted, Walker faces a maximum sentence of 15 years in
prison.
Walker was apprehended Saturday by a U-S agent -- based on an
alert describing him and his car.
The feds were made aware of Walker after his roommate at Wyoming
Technical College in Laramie contacted police.
Walker allegedly was using a computer to communicate with
terrorist groups on the Internet.