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18-Year-Old Castle Rock Man Arrested for Attempting to Provide Material Support to a Foreign Terrorist Organization

For Immediate Release
U.S. Attorney's Office, District of Colorado

DENVER – A Castle Rock man was charged with attempting to provide material support to a designated foreign terrorist organization, in violation of 18 U.S.C. 2339B, and made his initial appearance in federal court today.

Davin Daniel Meyer, 18, was arrested on Friday, July 14, 2023, as he attempted to board an international flight at the Denver International Airport.  According to the affidavit in support of the criminal complaint, Meyer pledged an oath of allegiance to the leader of ISIS and intended to travel to serve as a fighter for ISIS in Iraq.

Assistant U.S. Attorney Melissa Hindman of the District of Colorado is prosecuting on behalf of the government with the assistance of Jennifer Levy of the Department of Justice National Security Division’s Counterterrorism Section.  The case is being investigated by the FBI Denver Field Office with assistance provided by the Douglas County Sheriff’s Office.

The charge in the complaint is an allegation.  The defendant is presumed innocent until proven guilty beyond a reasonable doubt.

Case number:  23-mj-00121


Updated July 17, 2023

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