A Montgomery County teenager has admitted in Bucks County Court that he sent a poison-laced birthday card earlier this year to the man dating his former girlfriend.
This went far beyond the standard hazmat remediation. Professionals were brought in to ensure there’s not the slightest sign of the deadly ricin toxin left behind.
Nicholas Helman, 19, waived his preliminary hearing on charges that include attempted murder, aggravated assault, stalking, and risking a catastrophe.
Lab results confirm a vial recovered Thursday evening in Hatboro tested positive for ricin, the Bucks County District Attorney’s Office announced.
HAZMAT crews pulled a small bag containing what is believed to be a toxic substance.
Authorities say a 19-year-old Hatboro man was arrested Wednesday after police learned he allegedly sent an envelope laced with the poisonous substance ricin.
Chris discusses the dismissal of some charges in the trial against Kermit Gosnell, Pat Toomey’s response to the delays caused by FAA furloughs, Pennsylvania Democrats efforts to get Governor Tom Corbett to accept the Medicaid expansion under the Affordable Care Act, and the reported motivation of the Boston Marathon bombers. He also talks to J.D. Mullane from the Bucks County Courier-Times.
Chris gives updates on the fertilizer plant explosion in Texas and discusses the failure of the Toomey-Manchin compromise to pass in the Senate, as well as, CNN’s wrongly reporting an arrest in the case of the Boston Marathon bombing. He talks to David Keene, the President of the NRA, J.D. Mullane from the Bucks County Courier Times, former Secret Service Agent Dan Bongino, and body language expert, Dr. Lillian Glass.
A man in Mississippi has been arrested and accused of sending letters with suspected ricin poison to President Barack Obama and other leaders.