LA JUNTA, Colo., Jan. 30 (UPI) -- A man recently released from a New Jersey prison was arrested on an Amtrak train in Colorado after other passengers reported a cellphone conversation.
Police detained Ojore Nuru Lutalo of Elizabeth, N.J., in La Junta, Colo., Tuesday, The Pueblo Chieftain reported. He was traveling from Los Angeles to Chicago.
A police affidavit said two passengers reported overhearing Lutalo's side of a cellphone conversation.
His remarks allegedly included "Haven't killed anyone yet" and "Are you willing to go to jail with me? This Homeland Security thing is serious. They are going to do to you what they did to me."
One passenger reported overhearing Lutalo mention al-Qaida and say "17th century tactics won't work; we have 21st century tactics."
Police said they found literature from the Afrikan Liberation Army in Lutalo's luggage.
One Web site said Lutalo was released in August after serving a 28-year prison term in New Jersey.