Read time: 1 minute

UPDATE: Florida Man Arrested In Bomb Investigation

Are we seeing a theme yet?
UPDATE: Florida Man Arrested In Bomb Investigation

UPDATE: Authorities say they have arrested a Florida man "in his fifties." There will be a press conference at 2:30 pm EST. From the Miami Herald:

The Miami Herald has learned that the suspect who has been arrested is a man in his 50s from Aventura. He is being questioned by FBI agents with the joint terrorism task force since his arrest this morning at about 10 a.m.

A law enforcement source tells the Miami Herald the arrest was made at an auto parts store in Plantation, Florida. Miami Herald news partner CBS4 reports the arrest was made about 10:30 a.m. Friday morning, and a “loud explosion” was heard at the time of the arrest.

CNN reported Shimon Prokupecz tweeted that “multiple law enforcement sources” confirmed federal authorities arrested a Florida man.

A van reported to belong to the suspect is covered in right-wing and pro-Trump bumper stickers:


Breaking this morning:

More as story develops....

UPDATE: Another package was found in at a New York City package facility, addressed to former DNI chief James Clapper.

Can you help us out?

For 17 years we have been exposing Washington lies and untangling media deceit, but now Facebook is drowning us in an ocean of right wing lies. Please give a one-time or recurring donation, or buy a year's subscription for an ad-free experience. Thank you.

More C&L Coverage


New Commenting System

Our comments are now powered by Insticator. In order to comment you will need to create an Insticator account. The process is quick and simple. Please note that the ability to comment with a C&L site account is no longer available.

We welcome relevant, respectful comments. Any comments that are sexist or in any other way deemed hateful by our staff will be deleted and constitute grounds for a ban from posting on the site. Please refer to our Terms of Service (revised 3/17/2016) for information on our posting policy.

Please Do Not Use the Login Link at the Top of the Site.

In order to comment you must use an Insticator account. To register an account, enter your comment and click the post button. A dialog will then appear allowing you create your account.

We will be retiring our Crooks and Liars user account system in January, 2021.

Thank you.
C&L Team