And the Jihad Jane plot thickens …
A second American woman, 31 year old Jamie Paulin-Ramirez formerly from Colorado, has been arrested in Ireland. Paulin-Ramirez has been linked along with Jihad Jane (Colleen LaRosa) to an alleged plot to kill a Swedish cartoonist who made fun of the Prophet Mohammed.
Jihad Jane II, Jamie Paulin-Ramirez
More on Jihad Jane II.
Now, she is in the custody of the Irish police, along with six other individuals, arrested as part of an investigation into a conspiracy to commit murder, according to officials familiar with the case. The nature of the authorities’ suspicions about Ms. Paulin-Ramirez couldn’t be determined on Friday.
Ms. Paulin-Ramirez’s interest in Islam “came out of left field,” said her mother, Christine Holcomb-Mott, in an interview at her home Friday, wearing a blue sweatsuit with a silver cross around her neck.
Once again we are presented with … The Face of Terrorism and Jihad.
Last Easter, Jamie Paulin-Ramirez, a 31-year-old mom with a $30,000-a-year job as a medical assistant, announced to her family that she had converted to Islam. A few months later, she began posting to Facebook forums whose headings included “STOP caLLing MUSLIMS TERRORISTS!”
On Sept. 11, she suddenly left Leadville, Colo., a small town in the Rocky Mountains, for Denver, then for New York, to meet and marry a Muslim man she connected with online, her family says. Ms. Paulin-Ramirez, who is 5-foot-11 and blonde, phoned her mother and stepfather in Leadville, providing them with an address in Waterford, Ireland, they say.
Jamie Paulin-Ramirez, a 31-year-old mom, is in the custody of the Irish police, along with six other individuals, arrested as part of an investigation into a conspiracy to commit murder.
Paulin-Ramirez, a Kansas City-born mom of a 6-year-old boy, allegedly went from average American to Islamo-loon in the span of a year — with her interest in the religion coming out of “left field.”
The Colorado woman, who has not been charged, started taking classes on Islam and posting messages on Facebook such as “STOP caLLing MUSLIMS TERRORISTS!”