Man ac­cused of mail­ing pipe bombs in­dicted on fed­eral charges

The Commercial Appeal - - Front Page -

NEW YORK – Pipe bomb sus­pect Ce­sar Sayoc has been in­dicted on charges of us­ing weapons of mass destruc­tion for al­legedly mail­ing 16 im­pro­vised ex­plo­sive de­vices to prom­i­nent Democrats and crit­ics of Pres­i­dent Don­ald Trump.

In a 30-count crim­i­nal in­dict­ment filed Fri­day in fed­eral court, pros­e­cu­tors ac­cused Sayoc of threat­en­ing to in­jure his in­tended tar­gets, vi­o­lat­ing fed­eral law by send­ing the de­vices through the U.S. Postal Ser­vice and other charges.

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