Domestic Terrorism

Documents: Bombing Suspect Cesar Sayoc Pleads Guilty

By Lev Sugarman
Friday, March 22, 2019, 11:04 AM

Cesar Altieri Sayoc, arrested in October 2018 in connection with the mailing of 16 pipe bombs to 13 former government officials and prominent Democrats, pleaded guilty on Thursday to 65 felony counts in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York. Sayoc was charged by the Manhattan U.S. Attorney's office with 16 counts each of using weapons of mass destruction, interstate transportation of an explosive device, conveying a threat in interstate commerce and illegal mailing of explosives, along with one count of carrying an explosive during a commission of a felony. The 65-count superseding information and waiver of indictment are available in full below.