Gregory Hubbard, aka Jibreel, 54, of West Palm Beach, Fla., Dayne Antani Christian, aka Shakur, 33, of Lake Park, Fla., and Darren Arness Jackson, aka Daoud, 53, of West Palm Beach were sentenced to prison today for conspiring to provide material support to the Islamic State of Iraq and al-Sham (ISIS), a designated foreign terrorist organization.
According to the court docket, including the factual basis for the guilty pleas, Hubbard was arrested on July 21, 2016, at Miami International Airport, where he had been driven by co-defendant Jackson for a scheduled flight to Berlin, Germany. From Berlin, Hubbard intended to travel to Syria to join ISIS.
At various times during the conspiracy, which ran from approximately July 2015 until Hubbard’s arrest, Hubbard and his co-defendants, Christian and Jackson, talked about their support for ISIS and jihad, including acts of terrorism committed by and attributed to ISIS and its supporters. During the conspiracy, Hubbard and his co-defendants and others practiced shooting weapons multiple times in preparation for Hubbard traveling to Syria to join ISIS.
Hubbard received a joint recommended sentenced of 12 years in prison, to be followed by a lifetime of supervised release.
Christian and Jackson who both pleaded guilty in 2017 and provided significant cooperation to the government, received sentences of eight years in prison and four years in prison, respectively. Both were also sentenced to five years of supervised release.