Wisconsin: Child Sex Offender Arrested After Trying to Join Islamic State

Joshua Ray Van Haften REUTERS/Dane County Sheriff’s Office/Handout

A Madison sex offender is accused of trying to join the Islamic State terrorist organization, according to the United States Department of Justice.

The DOJ says Joshua Ray Van Haften, 34, intended to travel to Iraq or Syria to join ISIS.

He was arrested at O’Hare International Airport in Chicago Wednesday night as he returned from Turkey. He was formally charged in Madison on Thursday with attempting to provide material support and resources to a foreign terrorist organization…

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