Pipe bomb suspect scheduled for Election Day court hearing

Pipe bomb suspect scheduled for Election Day court hearing

Assistant U.S. Attorney Jane Kim, said he posed "a serious risk of danger to the public" and described him as "a flight risk". He did not wear handcuffs or shackles.

Sayoc is a former stripper and pizza delivery driver who lived in a white van festooned with right-wing political images supporting Trump and lambasting his critics.

Sayoc has been accused of mailing 16 pipe bombs, some of which were sent to former president's Barack Obama and Bill Clinton, former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, billionaire financier George Soros and CNN.

Lawyers also had records of the online searches Sayoc had on his laptop and cellphone for addresses and photos of his targets.

Sayoc faces almost 50 years in prison if convicted on five federal charges that were filed in NY because some of the devices were recovered there.

The 56-year-old will appear in federal court in downtown Manhattan at noon ET, according to a letter from federal prosecutors to Judge Robert Lehrburger. Kamala Harris, D-Calif., former CIA Director John Brennan and former Director of National Intelligence James Clapper.

Prosecutors say the most recent bomb addressed to the liberal activist Tom Steyer was found in California on Friday - the same day that Sayoc appeared at a pre-trial hearing in Miami, Florida. If convicted, he could spend a maximum of 48 years in jail.

Prosecutors argued to keep Sayoc locked up.

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None of those bombs exploded and no one was injured by the scare.

Prosecutors have said Sayoc is likely to face additional charges and penalties from their ongoing investigation.

He was living in a van covered plastered with stickers of Mr Trump and images of some of the USA president's opponents with red crosshairs over their faces.

Cesar Sayoc was transferred from Miami overnight.

The released court papers restate what authorities thought all along -- despite the bombs being crudely fashioned, they were in fact unsafe and sent out with the intention of detonation and causing maximum harm, according to The New York Times.

'While I have not lived with my son for 35 years or even heard from him in over four years, I can not express how deeply hurt, sad, shocked and confused I am to hear that my son may have caused so many people to be put in fear for their safety, ' she said.

"My son has been ill for a long time and my family and I have tried, over and over again, without success to urge him to get the help he needs", she wrote.

An attorney who represented Sayoc in Florida characterized the prosecution evidence against him as flimsy.

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