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KEPT A BIT QUIET? US man pleads guilty to possession of ricin...

Massachusetts Man Guilty of Threatening Federal Prosecutor, Possessing Ricin
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BOSTON—An Agawam man was convicted today in federal court of illegally possessing the deadly toxin ricin and using the mail to threaten a federal prosecutor. MICHAEL CROOKER, 57, pleaded guilty before United States District Judge Douglas P Woodlock to one count of mailing a letter containing a threat to injure an officer or employee of the United States and one count of possessing the toxin ricin without obtaining required registration. CROOKER, who has been held in custody on various matters since June 23, 2004, will remain incarcerated until his sentencing. At today’s plea hearing, the prosecutor told the court that had the case proceeded to trial, the government’s evidence wo
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Added: Apr-4-2011 Occurred On: Apr-1-2011
By: The_Dogs_Bollox
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