Jason Simione's Home Was a Fortified Arsenal Filled With Fully Loaded Firearms, Survival Kits
Jason Simione, the Dania Beach man accused of trying to hire a hit man to off his family and infant son, and for making threats about President Obama, apparently was all ready in case World War III broke out.
After Simione was arrested, investigators found his home stockpiled with weapons, ammunition, fully loaded machine guns, and a walk-in closet filled with food, water, antibiotics, first-aid kits, and a survival book.
Cops also found a target practice picture of a human silhouette with X's marking the vital organs.
Police entered Simione's home with a search warrant and found bomb making supplies, and around 70,000 rounds of ammo.
They also found around 70 fully loaded rifles, handguns, shotguns and a sniper rifle.
All weapons, by the way, were legally owned by Simione.
From the Sun-Sentinel:
"Every one of the guns in his house were loaded to go, that's what concerned me about this guy," Broward sheriff's Detective Ricky Libman said Wednesday. "You don't need 68 rifles to fend off a looter. That mentality is like the end of the world, the zombies are coming, it's going to be a nonstop onslaught of intruders."
Simione, 39, was arrested in lieu of $5 million bond, after he allegedly offered one of his employees $150,000 to help him find a hit man to murder his wife, his 9-month-old child, his mother-in-law and brother-in-law.
Simione, who owns Bulldog Tactical Equipment at 3706 S.W. 30 Ave., a Ft. Lauderdale-based company that makes custom gear for the U.S. military, allegedly told some of his employees that he had a distaste for Obama's policies and that he should be murdered.
Employees also allege Simione had become more and more hostile with bouts of paranoia, which led him to stockpile firearms, and rifles. He also had a collection of metal pipes, batteries and nails to go with bomb-making materials.
According to these employees, Simione told them that "when this is done and this explodes it will fuck everyone up."
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