Supremacist Jailed in Racist Arson Case

Brian Moudry, who has ties to notorious white supremacist Matt Hale, has been arrested for allegedly torching the home of eight black children in 2007.

A Joliet white supremacist and disciple of incarcerated hate-monger Matt Hale was arrested Wednesday on federal charges he torched the home of eight black children in June 2007.

Brian Moudry, 35, is being held in the Metropolitan Correctional Center in Chicago and will appear in U.S. District Court today.

He was indicted last week on charges of arson, using fire to interfere with housing rights on the basis of race and using fire to commit another felony.

Moudry, who has organized white power demonstrations in and around Joliet over the years, set fire to a house down the street from his own, according to authorities.

Eight children and an adult were home at the time of the early morning fire, said Randall Samborn, a spokesman for the U.S. Attorney's Office. No one was injured in the blaze.

The federal case is not Moudry's first brush with the law, nor is it his first contact with the FBI. He was arrested in July 2010 after he allegedly menaced his mailman and threatened to plant a bomb in the letter carrier's truck. The postal worker was a black man, police said at the time.

In May 2004, Moudry's home in 's sleepy Reedswood neighborhood was shot up in a gun attack, which occurred after one of Moudry's white power rallies.

Federal agents hauled Moudry and some of his associates in for questioning in March 2005 after Hale—the national leader of a racist group to which Moudry belonged—was suspected of ordering the execution-style slayings of Michael Lefkow and Donna Humphrey, husband and mother of U.S. District Judge Joan Humphrey Lefkow.

The killings turned out to be unrelated to Hale, Moudry or their group.

Hale is in prison for plotting to kill Judge Lefkow prior to the murder of her husband and mother. Lefkow had ordered Hale to change the name of his white power organization after he lost a trademark lawsuit.

ellenthered May 30, 2012 at 11:40 PM
He calls himself a "white supremacist"? He is just white trash.
Cindy May 31, 2012 at 12:18 AM
He's a shallow, narrow-minded, cold-hearted idiot who's not going to enjoy prison with his fellow black inmates when they find out what he's locked up for.
Casandra Hates Ignorence May 31, 2012 at 01:16 AM
Disgusting bigot obviously he is a constant threat to society in general maybe they need to throw that key away instead of rehabilitating him and letting him out again! People like this need some definite conditioning done to them or maybe a lobotomy who knows what a waste of flesh!
linda kibler May 31, 2012 at 02:31 AM
hope they lock him up and throw away the key he will get his
Pam0528 May 31, 2012 at 02:46 AM
He should get the death penalty. I'm just so glad that everyone got out of the home and no one was hurt. My home caught on fire 10 years ago, and that is something you never really heal from.
Pam0528 May 31, 2012 at 02:48 AM
They should give him the death penalty. I'm just so glad that everyone got out of the home and no one was hurt. My home caught on fire 10 years ago, and that is something you never really heal from.
Grony A D S May 31, 2012 at 03:17 AM
what kind of job that worthless have? white supremacist? he should have done some job in his nose and take a shower. He is dirty inside and out. Gonny
sam0828 May 31, 2012 at 04:20 AM
He makes "white trash" seem classy.
H2OsChild May 31, 2012 at 04:27 AM
It is hard to believe that someone like this even exists. Scary!
Flora Dora May 31, 2012 at 11:40 AM
Just loking at his hateful face gives me the shivers. I hope he is kept in prison for a very long time.
cheryl casale May 31, 2012 at 01:03 PM
ya thell give him a warm welcom and cover him up in a blanket and give him a blanket party witch he diserves ,
Patricia Johnson May 31, 2012 at 02:19 PM
One of the poorest excuse for a human being that exists.
Lorenzo Lawson May 31, 2012 at 03:08 PM
I'm tired of the same hate crimes every year. Either a cop kills an innocent black person,or these cowardly low self- esteem racists who think this is their country and nobody else belongs here does it. Its just a matter of time before blacks decide to retaliate, and that won't be good.
Tim May 31, 2012 at 03:25 PM
Minooka is well on its way to giving you more options in the hate category; http://channahon-minooka.patch.com/articles/residents-split-on-opinion-of-group-home-in-minooka This woman is actually getting 'mad' that the village is not listening to her rants, even though it would mean the village would be breaking Federal discrimination laws to do as she suggests.
Watchful Eye May 31, 2012 at 03:34 PM
Excuse me, Lorenzo Lawson, but saying "either a cop kills an innocent black person" is an outrageous comment, IMO, and uncalled for here. This monster deserves what the law affords him, but to drag in "innocent" public servants as being killers of a specific race shows you to be a biased individual. I am sure you would not want to see "blacks" profiled as you have done here. I think most of us can intelligently conclude that we are "tired of" irresponsible comments that have nothing to do with the subject at hand.
krenzy kerr May 31, 2012 at 04:39 PM
No. Its not hard to believe. There are a lot of people out here JUST like him.LOTS of them even wear suits to work.
krenzy kerr May 31, 2012 at 04:47 PM
Watchful eye..Lorenzo is right. How many innocent white bystanders are killed by law enforcement every year? How many innocent white children are 'accidentally shot" in their homes? How many white business men or ordinary joe's coming into or out of their homes or places of business are 'accidentally' murdered by pd every year? Pedestrians? Motorists? Look it up. Then look up the stats on these 'accidental, hateful killings black people, by dirtbags like this, AND the pd.. Maybe you can afford to pick and choose the kind of race issues you want to discuss, or ignore SOME instances of hate in the country altogether, but everyone of us does not have that option, or luxury.
Jennifer May 31, 2012 at 05:39 PM
So true Ellen. I truly believe that we will never see an end to hatred and bigotry. That is very sad. These people are the true cowards of society and their ignorance is off the charts. This trash needs to go to prison and be in the general population. He deserves the beatdown that he will get. I say good ridence. My prayers are with those children and their families.
Lynn Grote May 31, 2012 at 06:14 PM
I will never understand how people can think like that. Really, what difference does someone's skin color ore religion or whatever have to do with anything??? So ridiculous! Those ignorant 'god hates fags' people.....I don't care what their religion is, I care that they spew hatred and waste time picketing funerals and abortion clinics and other stupid things. And the fact that they bring their young children to these events and make them hold signs....they should be locked up for child endangerment!
JoAnna May 31, 2012 at 06:54 PM
Brilliant reply. Wait till this fool reads that the human race originated in Africa. Burn his "cocos" off. Hate filled piece of crap.
JoAnna May 31, 2012 at 06:55 PM
AMEN.... hah! This guy is in for some hell with this afro-american fellows in jail. ;o) They better put this trash in with gen pop so that he can get some "schooling" on race relations.
JoAnna May 31, 2012 at 06:56 PM
What enrages me is that he set this fire knowing that there were 8 children inside. Unforgivable. Hate crime! Go to jail and beg for PC, fool.
JoAnna May 31, 2012 at 06:57 PM
I could not have stated it better. Thank you!
Watchful Eye May 31, 2012 at 06:57 PM
Krenzy Kerr - Yeah, many innocent people are killed every day by gang bangers and thugs who have no regard for human life. If you expect me to agree that droves of innocent black people are killed by LE every year, and LE is wiping out innocent people in their homes and businesses, you are mistaken. Maybe that is why there IS such a problem with the gang bangers and thugs killing so many of the neighborhood kids that they do. It doesn't help to "think" this is actually true. It ignores what's really happening, along with the "code of silence" that the gang bangers and thugs are given so that they can continue to shoot to death anyone who gets in their way. Including, young children on their porches, or holding the hands of their parents while getting blown away by a moron who has no idea how to hit the target he's aiming for! What a shame that innocent little children are going to continue to die because some don't want to face what the real problem is by not helping the cops find and lock up these murderers. Blame the cops instead. Ummm, I don't think it's working with your way of thinking.
Lisa May 31, 2012 at 08:15 PM
He should be hung from a burning tree, one less racist garbage to worry about.
Lynn June 01, 2012 at 12:18 AM
What is it in prison ... something like ninety to ninety five percent BLACK? Yeah, he's going to have a great time. Once some of the Black prison gangs, the Nation of Islam brothers and perhaps the New Black Panthers ... wonder where in the yard they'll find his body!
T-Bone June 01, 2012 at 01:13 AM
Doesn't work like that in Prison Politics. He will be know as a White Hero and will join (or already has joined) a White Prison Gang inside which will protect him. It would be different if he was a molester...
Mary Sue Clements June 01, 2012 at 04:21 AM
I am so glad this hate filled man is going to prison. I am grateful the family inside the burning house were able to leave safely.
John Silverman June 29, 2012 at 05:43 PM
I'm glad that simply being accused of a crime is enough for certain people to wish him beaten, raped, and dead. How enlightening; exhibiting the same mentality that you're rallying against.
JoAnna June 29, 2012 at 06:52 PM
I just saw an episode of a reality crime show where a bitter, coke addicted man, kidnapped an innocent woman in a store parking lot. She had the car running for the a/c and was changing her baby's diaper, she ended up in a field murdered, and her 11 month old laying in the sun with a vicious sun burn. THAT IS A SENSELESS CRIME. I don't care what color he is, (take your guess) but he was caught and sentenced to life w/o parole. AT 25 YEARS OLD. Is that simply accused? He deserves to die! I don't care if he was purple. Low life animal. And John, try to tamp the bleeding in your heart.


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