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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Henry Frederick is publisher of Headline Surfer®, the award-winning 24/7 internet news outlet covering the Daytona Beach-Sanford-Orlando metro area via HeadlineSurfer.com since 2008. A longtime cops & courts reporter focused on breaking news & investigative reporting, Frederick is among the Sunshine State's most prolific daily news reporters, having amassed close to a hundred award-winning byline stories narly eveenly split in print and digital platforms. Frederick earned his Master of Arts in New Media Journalism with academic honors from Full Sail University in Winter Park in February 2019. He was a metro reporter with the Daytona Beach News-Journal for nearly a decade and then served as a city editor for the Taunton Daily Gazette in Taunton, Mass, while maintaining a residence in Central Florida. Prior to moving to Florida, Frederick was a metro reporter for the Rockland Journal-News in Wst Nyack, NY, for seven years. Headline Surfer was named the Sunshine State's top internet news site by the Florida Press Club in 2018.