NEW BEDFORD (CBS) – Three people in New Bedford have been detained by the FBI for questioning in connection with bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev. Federal and local agencies swarmed an apartment complex on Carriage Drive and executed a search warrant.
Azamat and Dias have been held in a county jail for the last week on allegations of violating their student visas while attending UMass-Dartmouth.
The third suspect, Robel Phillipos, is charged with making false statements to federal investigators.
The third suspect has been identified by the criminal complaint (and CBS News) as Robel Phillipos, a 19-year-old from Cambridge. The new suspects will appear in court at 3:30 p.m. today in Boston, when all three will be charged with conspiracy to obstruct justice, which includes tampering with and destroying evidence, as well as lying to police.
WCVB NewsCenter 5 in Boston are confirming this is a photo of him: