An Ethiopian-born man, in custody for carrying a backpack with “suspicious items and products” inside Arlington National Cemetery overnight, is a U.S. Marine Corps reservist.

Yonathan Melaku, 22, of Alexandria, Va., was arrested Friday morning on suspicion of trespassing after he was found inside Arlington Cemetery overnight when the cemetery was closed, carrying “items which caused initial concerns about the public’s safety,” the FBI said in a written statement.

Sources close to the investigation told Fox News that a notebook believed to belong to the man was also found containing threatening phrases like “Al Qaeda,” “Taliban rule” and “defeated coalition forces.”

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