Longtime friend of San Bernardino shooter called 'danger to the community'; bail denied
Mona Edwards
Enrique Marquez is shown in a court artist's sketch during a bail hearing in federal court in Riverside on Dec. 21, 2015.

via KTLA:

RIVERSIDE, Calif. -- (KTLA) -- Bail was denied Monday for Enrique Marquez, the longtime friend and neighbor of San Bernardino shooter Syed Rizwan Farook, in a hearing in federal court in Riverside Monday.

Marquez, 24, has been accused of conspiring with Farook to provide material support to terrorists in 2011 and 2012, making a false statement in connection with the acquisition of firearms, and immigration fraud, the U.S. Department of Justice announced Thursday.

Some of the charges against Marquez stem from conversations that began in 2011 between him and Farook in which the pair allegedly conspired to plot attacks against Riverside City College and drivers on the 91 Freeway.

Marquez and Farook laid out a plan to drop pipe bombs in the cafeteria at the college then stand on an elevated platform and shoot students as they fled, according to the U.S. Department of Justice.

They had also discussed throwing pipe bombs on the 91 Freeway to bring traffic to a stop during rush hour traffic.

The immigration charges come from an alleged sham marriage between Marquez and a member of Farook's extended family in order to obtain legal status for her in the U.S.

Two other court dates have already been scheduled for Marquez: A preliminary hearing was planned for Jan. 4, and arraignment was set for Jan. 6.

FULL STORY: Longtime friend of San Bernardino shooter called 'danger to the community'; bail denied - KTLA

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