MIAMI (AP) – A bail hearing has been delayed for a man charged with plotting to bomb a Jewish synagogue and school in South Florida.
The defense attorney for 40-year-old James Medina of Hollywood said Thursday he needs more time. The hearing was reset for Tuesday in Miami federal court.
Federal prosecutors oppose bail for Medina, calling him a flight risk and danger to the community.
Medina faces life in prison if convicted of attempted use of a weapon of mass destruction. The FBI says Medina plotted with an undercover informant to bomb the Aventura Turnberry Jewish Center during recent Passover observances.
Medina was arrested after the informant gave him a fake bomb.
FBI recordings show Medina allegedly supported the Islamic State group and claimed an obligation to attack Jews in the U.S.