Florida Man Held, Van Searched in Case of 12 Suspicious Packages Sent to Public Figures

The Daily Signal | 10/26/2018 | Staff
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Law enforcement officials on Friday arrested a Florida man identified as Cesar Sayoc Jr. in connection with 12 suspected mail bombs sent to Democratic politicians and other public officials in the past few days.

Sayoc, who resides in Aventura, Florida, north of Miami, is suspected of sending at least 12 potential explosive devices to Democrats and associated former officials, including former President Barack Obama, Bill and Hillary Clinton, former Vice President Joe Biden, Rep. Maxine Waters, D-Fla., and Sen. Cory Booker, D-N.J. All those who were sent packages have been political opponents of President Donald Trump.

Sayoc - History - Charges - Theft - Distribution

Sayoc has a criminal history that includes charges for grand theft and felony distribution of steroids, according to public records. In August 2002, he was charged with threatening “to throw, place, project or discharge” a destructive device.

Packages also were sent to liberal billionaire financier George Soros, actor Robert De Niro, former Attorney General Eric Holder, and former national intelligence chief James...
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