Homeland Security Analyst Under Investigation For Conspiring to Commit Workplace Violence

Brendan O'Connor · 06/22/16 07:11AM

Earlier this month, Jonathan Wienke, an analyst in the Department of Homeland Security’s Office of Intelligence and Analysis, was arrested after carrying a gun, a knife, an infrared camera, pepper spray, and handcuffs into the agency’s headquarters. Now, court filings show, federal prosecutors are investigating whether Wienke was planning an attack on senior DHS officials.