CHARLOTTE, NC (FOX 46 WJZY) - AG Sessions confirmed Sayocwas arrested in South Florida and is being questioned by the FBI. FBI director Christopher Wray said Sayoc was identified through a fingerprint found on one of the devices.
The suspect has been charged with five crimes, including illegal mailing of explosives. Sessions said additional charges may come later.
President Donald Trump discussed the investigation into the bomb packages at the Young Black Leadership Summit, at the White House, where he was already scheduled to speak. The president said, "we must never allow political violence to take root in America."
The arrest of a Florida man fell in line with Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen's comments Thursday, in an interview with Fox News Channel, acknowledging that some of packages originated in Florida.