Captured Bombing Suspect’s Van Indicates He’s A Huge Trump Supporter

A man has been arrested in connection to the pipe bombs mailed this week to political opponents and outspoken critics of President Donald Trump. The suspect is Cesar Sayoc, 56, of Aventura, FL. He allegedly has a criminal history in Broward County, FL, CBS News reports.

Law enforcement officials say that DNA evidence played a part in Sayoc’s arrest. He was arrested at an auto repair shop in Plantation, FLMiami Herald news partner CBS4 reports that a “loud explosion” was heard at the time of the arrest, which happened at approximately 10:30 a.m. on Friday.

A white van belonging to Sayoc was covered with pictures of Trump and the presidential seal. It has been seized by officials and taken to a secure facility.

According to records, Sayoc is a registered Republican.

This is a developing story. We’ll provide more updates as they become available.


Written by Dean

Dean Altman is a writer living in NYC.