Pipe Bomb Suspect Cesar Sayoc Jr. Taken Into Custody

//Pipe Bomb Suspect Identified Arrested pp

Oct. 27 2018, Updated 5:30 p.m. ET

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A man has been arrested in connection to the suspicious packages that were sent to various high-up individuals in New York and Florida this week. According to NBC, Cesar Sayoc Jr., a Florida resident, was taken in as a person of interest, hours after Sen. Cory Booker and former Director of National Intelligence James Clapper were sent pipe bombs to CNN at Time Warner Center this Friday. An FBI source confirmed to RadarOnline.com that the suspect remains in custody.

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DNA evidence played a role in the 56-year-old's arrest, officials told reporters.

Sayoc's white van, was found by the officials and taken to a secure facility to be investigated.

Radar readers know that this week, suspicious explosive packages in yellow manila envelopes were sent to Barack Obama, Joe Biden, Hillary Clinton, George Soros, Eric Holder, John Brennan and Hollywood star Robert De Niro, among others. None of those identified as pipe bombs detonated or injured anyone.

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