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Portland Tribune: Portland man indicted for sending threatening letters to Congress, officials


Investigation turned up about 100 envelopes sent with threats and powder

March 9, 2012- A 39-year-old Portland man was indicted Friday in connection with nearly 100 threatening letters sent to federal officials across the nation.

A federal grand jury indicted Christopher Lee Carlson with one count of mailing a letter with a threatening communication and one count of mailing a letter threatening to use a biological weapon against a U.S. Senator.

A federal investigation determined that Carlson mailed about 100 envelopes containing white powder and threatening letters to members of the U.S. Congress and certain members of the news media. The letters were postmarked in Portland.

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