He was bright - started university at age 15, and played guitar and trumpet in a popular salsa band. The independence movement he founded - Ejército Popular Boricua or Boricua Popular Army - killed unarmed US Navy Personnel, blew up US government facilities and stole $7 million dollars from a Wells Fargo in Connecticut. He was arrested for offenses related to this and convicted in absentia in 1992. Oddly despite being convicted of a violent crime he was only tagged and easily escaped.
Filiberto Ojeda Rios leader of Puerto Rico's independence movement was shot at his hideout by the FBI on Sept 23, 2005.