Many Virginia residents are familiar with the career path of football player Merrill Robertson Jr. The 36-year-old once played for the University of Virginia and went on play for the NFL. He is now accused of federal crimes in relation to an investment company that he owns with a partner.
In recent months, Virginia residents have read time and again of cases in which individuals have been accused of taking action to support terrorism. The latest of these accusations involves a transit police officer working in the greater Washington DC area. The 36-year-old man stands accused of taking action to support the terrorist group known as the Islamic State and is facing federal crimes charges.