Pier 39 terror plot prompts heightened security for New Year's Eve celebrations in San Francisco

SAN FRANCISCO -- The man suspected of plotting a Christmas Day terror attack at Pier 39 in San Francisco will stay in jail.

Everitt Jameson appeared in federal court in Fresno Thursday.

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The defense argued he should be released under heavy supervision because he backtracked on the attack while speaking with an FBI agent who posed as a member of ISIS.

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But the judge decided to keep Jameson in custody, saying he's a danger to society.

His next court date is January 5th.

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On Friday San Francisco Mayor London Breed and law enforcement announced details about their New Year's Eve safety plan.

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The father of a Modesto man accused of plotting a terror attack in San Francisco spoke with ABC30 after learning his son was involved.

There will be much more security in response to the plot by Jameson.

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Officials say they executed a search warrant and seized numerous items from the home of the man accused of plotting a terror attack on San Francisco's Pier 39 for Christmas Day.

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