Police Identify Cesar Sayoc as Man Arrested in String of Mail Bombings

Police Identify Cesar Sayoc as Man Arrested in String of Mail Bombings

A suspect has been identified in a string of mail bombs sent to critics of President Donald Trump.


Senior law enforcement officials identified the suspect as 56-year-old Cesar Sayoc, of Fort Lauderdale, Florida.

Investigators used forensic evidence to trace Sayoc to a mail processing facility in Plantation, and he was arrested at a nearby AutoZone

Video recorded by media outlets showed his white van covered with photos of Trump and other right-wing paraphernalia.

Other stickers showed prominent liberals with bullseyes over them, and a sticker that says, “CNN sucks.”

Sayoc, who is originally from New Jersey, has a lengthy criminal record dating back at least 20 years, including arrests for terroristic threats against judges.

Public records show Sayoc is a registered Republican who appears to have owned a dry cleaning business and a catering business.

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