Zakariya "Zak" Boyd

Mugshot of Zak Boyd, terrorism suspect
Birth date: Jan. 27, 1989
Nationality: U.S. citizen

- 1 count of conspiring to provide resources to terrorists
- 1 count of conspiring to murder, kidnap and injure persons abroad
- 2 counts of possession of a firearm in furtherance of a crime of violence

- Myron T. Hill Jr. (court-appointed)


- Son of suspect Daniel Patrick Boyd and brother of suspect Dylan Boyd
- Graduated from West Johnston High School in 2007
- Attended UNC-Pembroke for one year
- Planned to move to Bosnia, according to FBI testimony

- Traveled to Israel in 2007 to engage in “violent jihad,” but returned home when the effort failed, according to a federal indictment
- Trained in military tactics in Caswell County in the summer of 2009, according to a federal indictment

Criminal history:
- Charged Dec. 1, 2007, with possession of pyrotechnics (charge dismissed May 21, 2009)