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  • Suspicious ‘White Powder’ Sent to Arizona’s GOP Senate President Amid Maricopa Audit

    05/21/2021 10:29:43 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 12 replies
    Epoch Times ^ | 05/21/2021 | Jack Phillips
    The Arizona Department of Public Safety confirmed it visited Republican State Senate President Karen Fann’s office on Wednesday to investigate reports of a suspicious package with an unidentified substance inside. The state agency’s spokesman, Sergeant Jimmy Chavez, said DPS “responded to the Arizona State Senate in response to a suspicious package call.” The package was then taken by the agency’s hazardous materials union before it was submitted to the state crime lab to investigate its contents. Mike Philipsen, a spokesman for the state Senate GOP, told media outlets an assistant to Fann opened a letter that was addressed to her,...
  • Hendersonville UPS store evacuated after suspicious package detonates, releases white powder into building[NC]

    03/27/2020 11:10:14 AM PDT · by buckalfa · 14 replies
    WSPA News 7 ^ | March 27, 2020 | WSPA Staff
    HENDERSONVILLE, NC (WSPA) – A UPS store in Hendersonville was evacuated after a suspicious package was left, detonated and put out a white powder in the building on Friday. According to a City of Hendersonville news release, at around 11 a.m. an individual walked into the UPS store, located on Spartanburg Highway in Hendersonville, and left a suspicious package. The package then reportedly detonated and put out an unknown, white powder into the building. The UPS store was evacuated and police and fire crews responded to the scene. No injuries were reported. The North Carolina Hazardous Material Regional Response Team...
  • Probation for man who sent powder to Trump sons, Sabato Jr.

    04/19/2019 11:44:10 AM PDT · by bgill · 20 replies
    kxan ^ | April 19, 2019 | Philip Marcelo
    BOSTON (AP) - A Massachusetts man who sent threatening letters filled with white powder to President Donald Trump's sons, Antonio Sabato Jr., Sen. Debbie Stabenow and a law professor was sentenced Friday in federal court to five years of probation. The judge declined to send Daniel Frisiello to prison, as prosecutors had sought, because of concerns the 25-year-old man from Beverly, who is developmentally disabled, would not respond well to incarceration. But he stressed the sentence wasn't "lenient." "Do not underestimate how serious I am treating your crimes," Judge Nathaniel Gorton said to Frisiello as the dozens of his family...
  • White Powder Suspect Donated To Dems, Posted Anti-Trump Rants On Facebook

    03/02/2018 6:35:05 AM PST · by Helicondelta · 40 replies
    Fox News ^ | March 1, 2018
    The Massachusetts man who allegedly mailed a white powder to Donald Trump Jr. has previously donated to a Democratic political action committee and shared anti-Trump posts on social media, including comparing President Donald Trump to Adolf Hitler. Trump Jr.’s wife, Vanessa Trump, opened the letter in the couple’s New York City apartment Feb. 12 and reported feeling nauseous and coughing. President Trump’s daughter-in-law and two other people were taken to a hospital in the incident.
  • Beverly man Daniel Frisiello charged with mailing white powder to Donald Trump Jr.

    03/01/2018 9:03:17 AM PST · by NohSpinZone · 47 replies
    MassLive.com ^ | 3/1/18 | Dan Glaun
    Daniel Frisiello, a 24-year-old Beverly man, has been charged with sending a letter containing white powder to Donald Trump Jr., President Donald Trump's eldest son. And, according to the criminal complaint issued by the Massachusetts U.S. Attorney's Office, Trump's family were not Frisiello's only victims. Frisiello was charged with five counts of mailing a threat to cause injury and five count of making hoax threats, after allegedly sending letters containing powder to five different addresses in the last month.
  • Trump Jr. wife in hospital after opening white powder envelope

    02/12/2018 2:02:43 PM PST · by Spiridon · 36 replies
    BBC News ^ | 2/12/2018 | BBC
    The US president's daughter-in-law, Vanessa Trump, was taken to hospital as a precaution after opening an envelope containing white powder, police say. The letter was addressed to Donald Trump Jr., Mr. Trump's eldest son, at his apartment in Manhattan........
  • White powder found in Trump Tower mailroom; 6 being evaluated

    04/28/2016 6:13:59 PM PDT · by xzins · 51 replies
    ABC7NY.com ^ | 28 Apr 16 | ABC
    White powder found in Trump Tower mailroom; 6 being evaluated NEW YORK (WABC) -- The FDNY, EMS, and NYPD were called to Trump Tower in Manhattan after a suspicious white powder was found. The powder was discovered around 8:15 p.m. in the 5th floor mailroom. A Trump Campaign source tells ABC News the 5th floor offices have been evacuated at Trump Tower, but most staff had already left for the day.
  • Former Capitol clerk pleads in white powder hoax (Iowa; State Capitol)

    12/15/2015 5:14:35 AM PST · by HereInTheHeartland · 5 replies
    "DES MOINES, Iowa —A former state legislative clerk has pleaded guilty in a white powder scare at the Capitol Building in 2012."
  • Envelope tests positive for anthrax in the Bahamas

    10/21/2001 11:38:34 PM PDT · by grimalkin · 17 replies · 337+ views
    Ananova ^ | Monday 22nd October 2001 | Ananova
    An envelope containing white powder in a Nassau post office has initially tested positive for anthrax. This is the first discovery of anthrax in the Caribbean, officials say. The letter was destined for a Bahamas address and had a local stamp, claims Police Commissioner Paul Farquharson. Investigators are naming the recipient or whether the envelope had a return address. Lab tests at a Nassau hospital indicate the presence of anthrax spores, says Chief Medical Officer Marceline Dahl-Regis. Officials are now waiting for the US Centres for Disease Control and Prevention to confirm it the bacterium. None of the 10 employees ...
  • 6 hotels near NJ Super Bowl stadium have received envelopes containing suspicious white powder

    01/31/2014 11:03:09 AM PST · by kcvl · 27 replies
    NBC 6 South Florida ‏@nbc6 · 14m #BREAKING: 6 hotels near NJ Super Bowl stadium have received envelopes containing suspicious white powder: http://bit.ly/1klY7aa
  • 2 crows plus a bag of flour equals a hazmat scene [WA]

    07/17/2012 8:01:02 PM PDT · by Hunton Peck · 5 replies
    THE HERALD, EVERETT, WASHINGTON ^ | Tuesday, July 17, 2012, 1:44 p.m. | Herald staff
    EDMONDS -- Traffic in Edmonds was detoured for more than an hour Tuesday while a hazardous materials team investigated a report of a suspicious powder discovered at the intersection of Sunset Avenue and Edmonds Street. "It turns out the white powdery substance is, in fact, flour," Snohomish County Fire District 1 spokeswoman Leslie Hynes said. A witness told firefighters that a couple of crows were to blame.
  • More white powder incidents in New York; police see Occupy link

    05/01/2012 1:05:53 PM PDT · by NormsRevenge · 12 replies
    Reuters on Yahoo ^ | 5/1/12 | Edith Honan
    NEW YORK (Reuters) - Three new envelopes containing suspicious white powder were sent to New York City banks and news organizations on Tuesday, along with notes suggesting the sender sympathizes with the Occupy Wall Street's Day of May 1 protests, police said. A total of ten letter-sized envelopes were sent over the last two days, and at least some contained an identical note saying "This is a reminder that you are not in control" and "Happy May Day," police spokesman Paul Browne said. In all ten cases, the substance turned out to be non toxic and in several cases the...
  • White powder sent to 'Dancing with the Stars' studio

    09/29/2011 8:08:48 AM PDT · by CometBaby · 25 replies
    L.A. Now ^ | 09/28/2011 | Editorial
    Authorities responded Wednesday to the CBS Television Studios in the Fairfax district after a white powdery substance was found in a letter addressed to "Dancing with the Stars," one of the shows filmed there. The call came out about 3:30 p.m. at the CBS studios in the 7800 block of Beverly Boulevard. The substance was determined be harmless after being examined by the Los Angeles Police Department's hazardous materials personnel. It is the second time in as many months that a letter containing an unknown powder was sent to the studios. Earlier, a similar substance was found in a threatening...
  • Bristol Palin target of threat?

    11/20/2010 5:42:33 AM PST · by FredJake · 12 replies
    Examiner.com ^ | 11/19/2010 | Joe Newby
    There is something about the name 'Palin' that brings out the crazy in some people. TMZ reported Friday night that an envelope addressed to Bristol Palin apparently contained an unknown powdery substance. According to TMZ, authorities were contacted and part of the studio containing "Dancing With the Stars" offices was evacuated. An FBI spokesman told TMZ, "The L.A.P.D., L.A. City and FBI Hazardous Materials officials responded to a report of a threatening letter containing white powder received at CBS Studios in Los Angeles." The spokesman also said that while initial field screening was negative for hazardous material, additional testing would...
  • U.S. Postal Inspection Service and FBI Announce a Reward for Information...

    08/14/2010 4:55:56 AM PDT · by Cindy · 14 replies
    Dallas.FBI.gov - Press Release ^ | August 12, 2010 | n/a
    NOTE The following text is a quote: U.S. Postal Inspection Service and FBI Announce a Reward for Information Leading to the Arrest and Conviction of the Person(s) Responsible for the Recent Mailings of White Powder Letters in the North Texas Area Randall C. Till, Inspector in Charge, Fort Worth Division, U.S Postal Inspection Service, and Robert E. Casey Jr., Special Agent in Charge, Dallas, FBI, announce a reward of up to $100,000 for information leading to the arrest and prosecution of the person(s) responsible for the recent mailings of letters containing white powder in the Dallas/Fort Worth area. Beginning August...
  • Envelopes with white powder sent to fed buildings in Wash., Idaho, Utah

    06/14/2010 9:57:14 PM PDT · by FromLori · 8 replies · 198+ views
    Seattle Area Local News ^ | 6/14/2010 | by KING5.com and CNN
    BELLEVUE – The FBI is investigating after envelopes containing white powder showed up in government offices from Seattle to Boise. In Bellevue, a building with offices of the Internal Revenue Service was evacuated around 12:30 p.m. A female worker said she opened an envelope in the mailroom and white powder "poofed" out. "One worker was directly exposed and another worker was close enough nearby to be concerned. We've taken both of them to the hospital," said Lt. Eric Keenan of the Bellevue Fire Dept. Federal and local investigators converged on the four-story building. While Port of Seattle bomb dogs searched...
  • TERRORISM and COUNTERTERRORISM: News, INFORMATION & Analysis #2

    04/11/2010 9:33:03 AM PDT · by Velveeta · 4,070 replies · 6,773+ views
    Free Republic | 4/11/2010 | FReeper Collaboration
    Obama amputates our nuclear arms By: Charles Krauthammer ...snippet...Under President Obama’s new policy, however, if the state that has just attacked us with biological or chemical weapons is “in compliance with the Non-Proliferation Treaty,” explained Gates, then “the U.S. pledges not to use or threaten to use nuclear weapons against it.” Imagine the scenario: Hundreds of thousands are lying dead in the streets of Boston after a massive anthrax or nerve gas attack. The president immediately calls in the lawyers to determine whether the attacking state is in compliance with the NPT. If it turns out that the attacker...
  • Grand Jury Indicts Two Men for Mailing Hoax Anthrax Letters

    04/29/2010 2:54:55 AM PDT · by Cindy · 2 replies · 182+ views
    Note: The following text is a quote: Grand Jury Indicts Two Men for Mailing Hoax Anthrax Letters BIRMINGHAM—A federal grand jury today indicted two men in connection with a series of hoax anthrax letters that were mailed in Alabama this month and in March, U.S. Attorney Joyce White Vance, U.S. Postal Inspector Frank Dyer and Federal Protective Service Threat Management Branch Chief Curtis Huston announced. The first 15 counts of the 24-count indictment charge CLIFTON LAMAR “CLIFF” DODD, 38, of Lincoln, with mailing 15 hoax letters between March 6 and April 5 that contained a threat in the form of...
  • White Powder Substance found in mail in North Texas School(s)

    04/06/2010 9:46:53 AM PDT · by stevie_d_64 · 17 replies · 623+ views
    FoxNews | Monday, April 6, 2010 | self
    Apparently a white powdery substance was released when a secretary at a Dallas elementary school opened the mail this morning... They were rushed to the hospital and it was determined to be non-life threatening... HAZMAT teams at two (2) separate campuses in the area have been evacuated... No further news at this time...
  • FBI investigating 8 threatening letters with white powder at federal offices around Alabama

    01/04/2010 12:16:04 PM PST · by JustPiper · 49 replies · 3,138+ views
    Al.com ^ | 1-4-10 | Breaking News
    Federal agents are now investigating reports of possibly eight threatening letters with a white substance in at least four Alabama cities this morning, an FBI official confirmed. Angela Tobon, media spokesperson for the Mobile FBI, said the letters were all mailed to federal offices and "are all the same ...white powder with threatening letters," she said.