Four arrested in terror attack plot in New York City - 5/20/09 - New York News and Tri-State News - 7online.com The men, at least three of whom appear radicalized recent converts to Islam according to law enforcement sources, were arrested following an FBI sting operation. The suspects were identified as James Cromitie, David Williams, Onta Williams, and Laguerre Payen. They currently reside in Newburgh, New York. The FBI and other agencies used an informant to monitor the defendants' actions up to the time of arrest, including providing an inactive missile and inert explosives. Investigators said they plotted to detonate explosives near a synagogue in the Riverdale section of the Bronx, New York, and to shoot military planes located at the New York Air National Guard Base at Stewart Airport in Newburgh, New York, with Stinger surface-to-air guided missiles.