Pipe bomb suspect from Florida has lengthy criminal record

YouTube download / AP video / (26 Oct 2018) According to court and other public records, Cesar Alteri Sayoc Jr., 56, has been convicted on theft, stolen property and traffic charges and in 2002 on a threat to "throw, place, project or discharge any destructive device."

Florida resident Cesar Sayoc Jr, 56, arrested on multiple bomb-making related charges today, faces up to 58 years in federal prison, according to the feds.

A latent fingerprint lifted from one of 13 packages sent by mail was linked to Sayoc. His white van, seized by the FBI, had pro-Trump stickers adorned to the windows with the exception of the windshield. 

CNN reported Sayoc attended a-pro Trump rally in 2017 in Melbourne, FL. 

For more coverage, please see Suspect arrested after explosive devices sent to Trump critics and CNN.

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