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Saudi Arabian Man Charged with Threatening to Bomb Brockton Hospital for Incompetence

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Contact:  Beth Stone- (508) 584-8120

BROCKTON – A Saudi Arabian man who pleaded not guilty to threatening to blow up the Brockton Hospital and assaulting hospital workers has had his bail revoked for not reporting to the Probation Department after his release, Plymouth County District Attorney Timothy J. Cruz announced today.

At 10:30 p.m. Saturday, February 13, 2016, Brockton Detectives responded to the Brockton Hospital after Saud Alonize (DOB: 01/12/95) told hospital workers that he would strap a bomb to himself and come back to blow up the hospital. Alonize bruised the wrist of one heath care worker and shot blood from a facial injury at another worker. The facial injury, caused from an earlier fight that Alonize had with a roommate, was what originally brought him to the hospital. Police reported that Alonize appeared intoxicated and reported to hospital staff and Brockton detectives that he was from Saudi Arabia.

At his arraignment on February 16, Alonize, who is currently living in Brockton, pleaded not guilty to one count each of Assault and Battery, Threat to Commit a Crime, Assault on a Health Care Provider and Disorderly Conduct. He was held on $2,500 cash bail that was set by Judge Julie Bernard. The Commonwealth had requested $100,000 bail.

On February 17, 2016, Alonize posted the $2,500 bail at the House of Correction. He was ordered to surrender his passport to the Probation Department, report to probation weekly and remain drug and alcohol free. Probation officials said Alonize did not report to them and that he could not be reached. Fearing that Alonize had fled, Judge Ronald Moynihan issued a warrant for his arrest.

Yesterday, Alonize appeared in court and Brockton District Court Judge Michael Vitali revoked his bail for failing to report to the Probation Department within 24 hours of his release.

Alonize is next scheduled to appear in court on March 16, 2016 for a pre-trial hearing.


February 23, 2016