Pipe bomb suspect Cesar Sayoc scheduled for Election Day court hearing

Pipe bomb suspect Cesar Sayoc scheduled for Election Day court hearing

Prosecutors are expected to ask the judge to hold Sayoc without bail, saying he's a danger to the public. He did not wear handcuffs or shackles.

A letter from U.S. Attorney Geoffrey Berman to U.S. Magistrate Judge Edwin G. Torres stated forensic evidence found on Sayoc's laptop shows that he researched his targets, including former President Barack Obama and former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton.

Federal prosecutors chose to charge Sayoc, a resident of of Aventura, Fla., in New York City in part because evidence that linked him to several of the packages was discovered there. Kamala Harris and New Jersey Sen.

Cesar Sayoc, 56, appeared at hearing in NY on Tuesday accused of mailing more than a dozen explosive devices to Bill and Hillary Clinton, Barack Obama, Robert De Niro, CNN and others.

Prosecutors say the most recent bomb addressed to the liberal activist Tom Steyer was found in California on Friday - the same day that Sayoc appeared at a pre-trial hearing in Miami, Florida.

Prosecutors say the laptop also contained addresses for "numerous additional targets.' Those people, whose names have not been made public, have been notified about the threat by the Federal Bureau of Investigation".

A Breaking Bad film is coming
Breaking Bad creator Vince Gilligan is at the helm of the project, which could yet be either for TV or a theater release. Gilligan created and has also directed episodes of Better Call Saul . "Selfishly, I didn't want to be polarising".

He was living in a van covered with stickers of Trump and showing images of some of the president's opponents with red crosshairs over their faces.

None of the devices exploded and no one was injured.

"Yet another suspicious package, addressed to CNN's Atlanta office, was intercepted. three days after Sayoc's arrest".

Sayoc's lawyers are yet to comment on his mental health.

She further warned that the political vitriol - particularly talk of "war" against the media and political parties - could resonate with the mentally ill, like her son, and inspire them to "violently act out in our country", Madeline Sayoc wrote in an open letter to television network ABC, which published the correspondence Sunday night. "While I have not lived with my son for 35 years or even heard from him in over four years, I can not express how deeply hurt, sad, shocked and confused I am to hear that my son may have caused so many people to be put in fear for their safety", Madeline Sayoc wrote, according to excerpts ABC published on Sunday.

"This is not how I raised him or my children", Madeline Sayoc wrote in her letter.

Related Articles