Sources: Florida Man, 56, Arrested in Con­nection with Sus­pi­cious Packages

By Spectrum News NY1|

Suspect Cesar Sayoc Jr., 56, of Aventura, Florida

NEW YORK – Senior law enforcement officials say one suspect has been taken into custody in Florida in connection with the ongoing suspicious package discoveries in New York City and beyond.

Sources have identified the suspect as Cesar Sayoc Jr., 56, of Aventura, Florida.

The U.S. Department of Justice is expected to release further details at a press conference this afternoon.

It comes as the NYPD investigates a suspicious package that surfaced this morning at a Manhattan mail facility.

Sources tell NY1 the package, addressed to former National Intelligence Director James Clapper, was discovered at a USPS facility on 52nd Street and Eighth Avenue in Hell’s Kitchen.

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