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(1) Updates thread #1: Investigation into series of suspicious packages.
(2) A total of 10 suspicious packages under investigation at this time.
(3) "We are discovering things by the hour."

For me, "non biological" rules out ricin and cornstarch. It could be inert or otherwise. I've seen no evidence yet that any of the devices were capable of causing physical injury. They cause fear though, making them terroristic.
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(1) There's two different cases of mailing white powder to political targets that are prominent rn.

Frisiello in Boston:…

Allen in Utah:…

You have to read at least the above press releases to know the basics of each.
(2) I'll use this thread to address comments I see about either case. Currently, people are claiming that Frisiello should not have granted pre-trial home detention for 6 months & that he was likely to be able to easily escape it. The answer to this is not straightforward.
(3) First, some facts of the case (source: above press release):
>Offending occurred in 2015, 2016, 2017, & 2018.
>Wide range of political & personal targets.
>Arrested on 3/1/18, pleaded guilty on 10/17/18 to 19 counts.
>Sentencing is scheduled for 1/16/19.
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