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Sat Dec 29, 2018, 08:02 AM

Saudi citizen killed US citizen on US soil and escaped via help from saudi government.


In August of 2016 Fallon Smart was crossing Hawthorne Blvd when she was hit by a speeding truck driven by Abdulrahman Sameer Noorah(I won’t put his picture up, I cannot do that). Noorah was driving with a suspended license at the time. He also had 17 parking violations on his record. Noorah had been a student in Portland living off of $1,850 a month provided by the Saudi Government.

After Noorah was arrested the Saudi Government stepped in to provide attorneys and $100,00 in bail money. Two weeks before his trial in June of 2017 Noorah disappeared.

A black SUV pulled up to Abdulrahman Sameer Noorah’s home in Southeast Portland two weeks before his June 2017 trial.

Noorah, a Saudi national charged the year before in the fatal hit-and-run of a teenage girl crossing Hawthorne Boulevard, had a bag packed that Saturday afternoon.

The private car drove the 21-year-old Portland Community College student to a sand-and-gravel yard two miles away.

That’s where Noorah sliced off the tracking monitor he had worn around his ankle for months, according to interviews with federal authorities. He then discarded it at the scene before vanishing, leaving a victim’s family crushed and prosecutors furious and flummoxed.

It only took the Saudi Government 13 months after he vanished to contact US Authorities the Noorah was somehow back home. A faked passport and a private plane just might have been provided by the Saudis, imagine that.


Federal officials with the Marshals Service and Homeland Security launched a full-scale investigation, Wahlstrom, the deputy marshal, said.

It included extensive searches of domestic and international flights throughout the U.S. and Canada, which turned up no leads on Noorah under his name or an assumed identity, according to Wahlstrom. He wouldn’t explain further how federal agents tried to track Noorah.

This past July, more than 13 months after Noorah first disappeared, the Saudi government contacted Homeland Security, the Marshals Service said. It informed the agency that he arrived back in the kingdom on June 17, 2017.

That leaves seven days after Noorah cut off his monitor to the date of his return to his country that remain unaccounted for, Wahlstrom said. The Saudi government hasn’t answered U.S. questions about how Noorah made it back to the kingdom or provided additional details about him.

Federal investigators at this time believe the Saudis issued Noorah a new passport, probably under a different name, to make the long journey home, according to the marshals. He would not have been able to clear customs or cross international borders without one, Wahlstrom said.

Based on their unsuccessful canvass of airports and commercial flights, federal law enforcement officials also believe Noorah most likely traveled on a private carrier, which have less rigorous oversight, according to Wahlstrom.

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Reply Saudi citizen killed US citizen on US soil and escaped via help from saudi government. (Original post)
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Sat Dec 29, 2018, 08:28 AM

1. I vaguely recall a somewhat similiar incident back in the 1970's.

The son of a Venezuelan diplomat killed someone in a DC bar and fled to the Venezuelan Embassy in DC. DC Police immediately went to the Embassy and were rebuffed. Apparently 'the diplomatic suspect' remained holed up in the Embassy for at least many months, immune from arrest. Sometime during the following year he was reportedly spotted as a free man in Venezuela.

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Sat Dec 29, 2018, 08:58 AM

2. What about 9/11, when they did it on a mass scale?

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