Reports: Former Brooklynite arrested for mailing bombs to Trump targets

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The Feds on Friday arrested a former Brooklynite now living in Florida for allegedly mailing a dozen bombs to news organizations, politicians, and activists often criticized by President Trump, according to multiple reports.

Authorities cuffed the 56-year-old registered Republican in the Sunshine State hours after the latest of his man-made explosive devices were intercepted en route to the offices of CNN — the second of his bombs to shipped to the network’s Manhattan headquarters — and Democratic New Jersey Senator Cory Booker earlier that morning, multiple outlets reported.

The suspect started his alleged maniacal mass-mailing days ago, sending an explosive device to the home of billionaire George Soros, a donor to Democratic causes and frequent Trump target, that arrived on Monday.

Officials on Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday recovered more bombs sent to the homes and offices of blue pols and their supporters, including former President Barack Obama, former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, California Rep. Maxine Waters and Senator Kamala Harris, actor Robert De Niro, and former Vice President Joe Biden — all of whom have been publicly bashed by the 45th President.

The former Brooklynite suspected of sending the bombs has racked up a lengthy rap sheet since 1991, according to a New York Times report, which notes his arrests for felony theft, drug and fraud charges, and previously threatening to detonate a bomb.

He will in part be prosecuted in a Manhattan federal court, according to the Times.

And the Floridian by way of Brooklyn isn’t the only suspected bomber in federal custody with connections to Kings County — last December, cops cuffed Flatlands resident Akayed Ullah after he nearly blew himself up in a botched attempt to bomb a Manhattan subway station, and the suspect’s trial is expected to start next week in Manhattan, according to court documents.

Reach reporter Julianne Cuba at (718) 260–4577 or by e-mail at Follow her on Twitter @julcuba.
Updated 3:26 pm, October 26, 2018
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Reasonable discourse

frank from furter says:
where did he live in Brooklyn?
Oct. 26, 2018, 3:21 pm
Barry from Kenya says:
Another republikunt trumpturd to flush down the commode. LOCK HIM UP!
Oct. 26, 2018, 3:58 pm
Louis Chevrolet from ENY says:
Henry Ford?
Oct. 26, 2018, 7:58 pm
e from bklyn says:
Read Bensonhurst somewhere and also that his grandmother lived at some point in Sheepshead Bay. She died in Hollywood, Florida, in 2006. AM NY has a link to the obit.
Oct. 27, 2018, 12:04 am
Billy Bob Huron from Gerritsen Beach aka The Sticks says:
Let me guess, ole Caesar probably attested Peter Rouget back when it was IS 88; got yelled at by a lot of the teachers; possibly by Dean Gavin and Principal Rosenthal; his grades sucked and had to go to John Jay HS, where he partook in gang initiations by smuggling sharpened screw drivers into class. We had a winnah, folks!
Oct. 27, 2018, 7:28 am
Billy Bob Huron from Gerritsen Beach aka The Sticks says:
Anyone who doesn’t see that some of the politicians and the media on both sides, don’t relish in this savagery, should have their voting rights stripped. One hand washes the other; know what I mean?
Oct. 27, 2018, 7:34 am
Barry from Kenya says:
More white terrorists, but yeah lets send the military to the border to take care of people seeking asylum.
Oct. 27, 2018, 9:08 am
What says:
Barry, he’s clearly a Latino
Oct. 28, 2018, 6:42 am
Mark Vanson from Greenpoint says:
So that's why we haven't heard from the little loser in Bay Ridge, henry ford.
Oct. 28, 2018, 4:45 pm
Billy from Sunset Park says:
If we learn nothing else from this it is that Brooklynites are not very good at constructing mail bombs. Fortunately they are 0 for 2.
Oct. 29, 2018, 9:17 am
Dave from Park Slope says:
Barry, Did you actually vote for the career criminal? Sillary Blimpton!! Tsk tsk.
Oct. 29, 2018, 2:24 pm
Registered Voter from Murica says:
Shhhh Dave, you are not allowed to question liberal orthodoxy here, or your comments will be deleted and you will be banned
Oct. 29, 2018, 4:05 pm
Barry from Kenya says:
BWAAAHAHAHAHAHAHHAAAAA! Yeah, Hillary the career criminal has so many lawsuits against her and is currently under investigation by the FBI. LOL, no wonder everyone laughs at you trumpturds. You were dumb enough to vote for a con man, but to still support one puts your stupidity at levels never seen before.
Oct. 29, 2018, 5:03 pm
Registered Voter from Murica says:
⬆️⬆️⬆️This is what passes for “reasonable discourse” here as long as it doesn’t support our president in any way⬆️⬆️⬆️
Oct. 29, 2018, 7:05 pm
Registered Voter from Murica says:
The previous poster is just further proof that Hillary is responsible for the rumor that Obama was born in Kenya that her supporters still believe.
Oct. 29, 2018, 7:07 pm
Ben from PPW says:
Oct. 29, 2018, 7:12 pm
Barry from Kenya says:
LOL, Registered Voter from Murica sounds like a dim witted snowflake. Grow a pair, you coward.
Oct. 29, 2018, 7:42 pm
Barry from Kenya says:
The ironic part here is that an idiot trump supporter is trying to mock Dem supporters (I am not a Dem supporter) in an article about THE absolute dumbest trump supporter. You can't fix that kind of stupid.
Oct. 29, 2018, 8:07 pm
Registered Voter from Murica says:
I love Trump! He make Murica grate agen!
Oct. 29, 2018, 9:47 pm

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