(WMAR) — A federal grand jury has officially indicted a Maryland man after he was caught planning to commit mass murder at the National Harbor.
Officials report 28-year-old Rondell Henry was charged with interstate transportation of a stolen vehicle.
The indictment was presented after authorities arrested Henry for stealing a U-Haul truck in an attempt to plow through a crowd of people at the National Harbor. Court documents state he wanted to execute a terror attack similar to the incident in Nice, France that killed 86 people.
Officials say he was influenced by the ISIS terrorist group and was willing to die for their cause to emulate their beliefs.
"I was going to keep driving and driving and driving. I wasn't going to stop," said Henry, according to court documents.
At this time, federal authorities have not yet charged Henry with any charges related to terrorism
Henry faces a maximum sentence of 10 years in prison for interstate transportation of a stolen vehicle.