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Ahmad Rahami charged with four counts in federal court

Rahami traveled to Taliban strongholds in Afghanistan and Pakistan

A notebook found on Rahami contains ramblings about terrorists

(CNN) —  

In the journal police found on Rahami following the shootout, he declared that “the sounds of bombs will be heard in the streets” and praised “Brother Osama Bin Laden,” authorities said.

Ahmad Rahami was charged Tuesday with four counts in federal court in connection with an explosion in Manhattan’s Chelsea neighborhood and an unexploded pressure cooker found nearby.

A complaint filed in US District Court in Manhattan contains details from Rahami’s handwritten journal, damaged from a shootout with police, and more evidence from the investigation.

The complaint charges Rahami with use of weapons of mass destruction, bombing a public place, destruction of property and use of a destructive device.

The 28-year-old naturalized US citizen also faces charges in New Jersey state court stemming from a shootout with police in Linden before he was taken into custody.

New details emerge

The complaint sheds new light on Rahami’s alleged motives and means, and the time line of the incidents.

Two cell phones used in the bombs were shipped to a Perth Amboy, New Jersey, store located about 500 meters from a residence listed on Rahami’s 2012 passport application as home.

The “user address” for the phone attached to the unexploded pressure cooker bomb found in Chelsea belonged to Rahami’s residence, the complaint alleges.

A social media account associated with the phone contained videos of violent extremist content.

From June 20 to August 10, registered eBay user “ahmad rahimi” purchased items associated with bomb making. They were shipped to a Perth Amboy business where Rahami is believed to have worked until September 12.