Northeastern Oklahoma church bomb suspect Weiler deemed competent to stand trial

MIAMI, Okla. - An Illinois man accused of plotting to blow up a northeastern Oklahoma church has been found competent to stand trial.

Following a mental examination, 23-year-old Gregory Weiler returned to court Tuesday.

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.

He was arrested in October and is charged with is charged with threatening to use an explosive or incendiary device and violating Oklahoma's Antiterrorism Act.

Weiler's preliminary hearing is slated for Feb. 7.

 
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