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This Day in Boston History
April 19th, 2001
Terrorists Threaten a Monument
On this day, anarchist
plans to bomb Boston landmarks with Jewish ties were discovered in the
most unlikely of ways.
Officer Christopher Connolly was behind Leo V. Felton in a Dunkin' Donuts
when he passed counterfeit currency. The clerk noticed the fake bills
as Felton exited; Connolly made the arrest.
Agents went to Felton's North End apartment where they discovered that
he and Erica Chase had made plans to bomb the New England Holocaust
Read more about the New England Holocaust Memorial.