MIAMI, Okla.— Prosecutors say an Illinois man who authorities say planned to attack dozens of churches with Molotov cocktails in northeastern Oklahoma will undergo a mental evaluation.
Ottawa County Assistant District Attorney Becky Baird says it could take weeks for prosecutors to receive the report on Gregory Arthur Weiler II of Elk Grove Village, Ill.
A hearing for Weiler was pushed until Dec. 27, with the evaluation set for Wednesday.Weiler's charged with threatening to use an explosive or incendiary device and violating Oklahoma's Antiterrorism Act.
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He was arrested in October after police say they discovered his plan to bomb dozens of churches in northeastern Oklahoma.An affidavit claims that investigators found instructions for making Molotov cocktails, a list of 48 churches and a written outline of Weiler's plan to plant bombs.