An 18-year-old Godfrey man is jailed on a pair of terrorism-related charges. Police say Keaun Cook, of the 1,500 block of Sir Galahad Lane, has been linked to possible regional terrorist threats. Madison County State's Attorney Tom Gibbons tells The Big Z they were tipped off by a concerned citizen who had heard the alleged threat.
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Gibbons says Cook had been in communication with individuals outside of the United States and was providing information to them with the intent of causing a terrorist act in Madison County. Cook is charged with Material Support for Terrorism and Making a Terrorist Threat. Both are Class X felonies.