SNELLVILLE, GA. – Othal Wallace, 29, remained locked up contained in the DeKalb County Jail on Sunday, as he awaits extradition.
The information of his arrest within the Georgia metropolis of Snellville has neighbors shook up.
The three-acre wooded property sits on the nook of Smith James Street and Norris Lake Drive. The red-wooded partitions and black tarp of the do-it-yourself bathe construction that stands subsequent to the notorious treehouse hideout are seen from the road.
The property the place authorities took Wallace into custody at 2:30 a.m. on Saturday is a identified drawback within the neighborhood.
A number of neighbors inform FOX 35 that they hear large-caliber gunshots coming from the property repeatedly. It’s precipitated fairly a priority amongst them. They are saying it sounds just like the shooters are working towards.
The neighbors would solely converse beneath anonymity. They are saying they received’t go close to the property.
Daytona Seaside police say the property has ties to a Black Nationalist paramilitary group referred to as NFAC.
Wallace’s treehouse was stocked with weapons, ammo and physique armor
“A big arsenal of weapons was additionally present in the principle residence. 4 further individuals had been situated on this property,” mentioned Daytona Seaside Police Chief Jakari Younger.
One neighbor says he isn’t stunned by the arrest. Relatively, his greatest concern is a person like Wallace felt protected sufficient to cover out in his neighborhood.
Wallace was taken into custody in Officer Jason Raynor’s handcuffs.
“Now, our consideration can flip to Officer Raynor and Jason’s full restoration. Our prayers, our ideas, all the things merely turns to him,” mentioned Daytona Seaside Mayor Derrick Henry.
Wallace aka “O-Zone” has potential ties to 2 Black Nationalist teams, together with NFAC and the New Black Panther Get together. His posts on social media seem to indicate discuss of killing regulation enforcement.
“What he mentioned was, ‘You guys know who I’m. You realize what I am able to and it may have been rather a lot worse. That was his assertion,” Chief Younger mentioned.