Texas military veteran arrested for allegedly mailing bombs

Staff Writer

BEAUMONT, Texas (AP) — A 40-year-old military veteran was arrested in connection with two explosive devices found in southeast Texas in recent weeks, federal prosecutors said Friday.
Investigators with the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives and the FBI said in a news conference that they had linked the devices and postcards with cryptic messages referring to the bombs that were sent to the Beaumont Police Department to Jonathan Matthew Torres.
Investigators found mousetraps, screws and other components of the devices and postal materials while executing a search warrant Thursday at Torres' Beaumont home. After the search, Torres was taken into federal custody without incident...To read more, please refer to our print or online edition.