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Suspected pipe bomber has long criminal history

Posted at 8:53 PM, Oct 28, 2018
and last updated 2018-10-28 20:58:12-04

The Florida man, now accused of mailing homemade pipe-bombs to at least 12 prominent Trump critics has a wide ranging criminal past including a previous arrest for making threats with a bomb. 

State records reveal Cesar Sayoc's past with police here began nearly three decades ago. 

In 1991, when he was arrested and found guilty of grand theft in Broward County. Less than a year later, he was arrested for larceny, even though adjudication was withheld. 

Over the past two decades he was arrested for multiple crimes including fraud possession of controlled substances, tampering with evidence and his most recent arrest was retail theft in Palm Beach County. 

This August, Sayoc was arrested for making threats to throw a bomb. According to court records, he received a plea deal for that incident and was put on one year probation. 

According to WPTV, Sayoc was a DJ at a gentleman's club for the past two months. The manager said that he would sit by himself and watch the news.