HUGE BREAKING NEWS: CNN has just learned that federal authorities have arrested a man in Florida in connection to the suspected explosive packages. #serialbomber
— Javi Morgado (@javimorgado) October 26, 2018
Federal authorities have arrested a man in Florida in connection to the suspected explosive packages, according to multiple law enforcement sources.
— Kristen Holmes (@KristenhCNN) October 26, 2018
The man who allegedly sent pipe bombs to a dozen outspoken critics of President Donald Trump has been identified.
Law enforcement sources told NY1 that the man was identified as 56-year-old Cesar Sayoc Jr., of Aventura, Florida.
BREAKING: Senior law enforcement sources identify suspect in suspicious package investigation as Cesar Sayoc Jr., 56, of Aventura, Florida.
— Spectrum News NY1 (@NY1) October 26, 2018
Police arrested Sayoc in Plantation, Florida Friday morning in connection with the series of packages sent to prominent Democrats, including Barack Obama, Hillary Clinton, George Soros, Robert De Niro, John Brennan, James Clapper and Cory Booker. The pipe bomb sent to Brennan was delivered to CNN’s headquarters in the Time Warner building in Manhattan.