A terrifying ordeal recently gripped the entire nation. An anonymous person terrorized numerous public officials and influential individuals by sending them sinister devices through the U.S. mail system.
Police worked tirelessly to find the man responsible for the packages, bombs, and threatening letters. He was identified as Cesar Sayoc. Now, he is in a load of trouble.
"Cesar Sayoc -- the domestic terrorist who pledged allegiance to President Trump and mailed pipe bombs to former President Obama, CNN and others -- is pleading guilty to a whopping 65 felonies. The U.S. Attorney's Office announced Sayoc's plea Thursday in a Manhattan federal court. The felonies include mailing 16 counts of using a weapon of mass destruction for mailing the improvised explosive devices in the October domestic terrorist attack," reported TMZ.
Sayoc also pleads guilty to some other charges. He is charged with multiple counts of interstate transportation of an explosive, illegal mailing of explosives with intent to kill or injure another and carrying an explosive during the commission of a felony.
Sayoc faces a major sentence if convicted on all charges. Ultimately, he could be serving out the rest of his life behind bars.
Sayoc was originally arrested in Florida. The facts surrounded his arrest also spurred the incident to become a national sensation. He was found in a van that was covered with political stickers. His social media profiles also revealed that he was obsessed with the current political climate and felt it necessary to lash out against people he disagreed with.
Images also appeared of Sayoc at Trump's rallies in Florida. Some of his packages were event sent to Trump rivals, including the Clintons as well as the Obamas.
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