You do not have to give bail if you feel that the person is a danger to the community. Should I feel secure they have an electric monitor on this guy?

PHOENIX — A 30-year-old Phoenix man accused of plotting to carry out a “lone wolf” attack inspired by the Islamic State has been released from jail after posting bail.

Court documents showed Derrick Thompson was released March 14 on a $75,000 bond.

Terms of his release include a requirement to wear an electronic monitoring device.

Thompson, aka Abu Talib al-Amriki, pleaded not guilty to charges of assisting a criminal syndicate, attempting to commit misconduct involving weapons and inciting or inducing a criminal syndicate in January.

Court documents said Thompson tried to buy a semi-automatic weapon online in January 2015, but the seller sold the gun to someone else because Thompson was not in Phoenix at the time.

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