Thu, Feb 25, 2021 (3:20 p.m.)
A Las Vegas man with a decades-long gripe with the New York State Gaming Fee mailed the group letters with white powder feared to be poisonous, federal authorities allege.
The 4 letters Brent Carter despatched between April 2019 and January had been accompanied by innocent substances, together with sugar, drywall powder and talcum powder, in keeping with a felony criticism filed by the U.S. lawyer for the Northern District of New York. However they prompted critical hazmat responses, officers stated.
Carter, 72, was charged this week with a depend of false info and hoaxes, officers stated.
In 1976, the fee quickly suspended Carter from “competing in horse racing” whereas it investigated dishonest allegations, in keeping with the criticism.
Carter alleged gaming regulators denied him a profession in horse racing, the criticism stated.
4 days after the Oct. 1, 2017, Las Vegas mass taking pictures, Carter allegedly referred to as the fee and left a message referencing the shooter lacking them, the criticism stated. He allegedly positioned 4 different threatening calls, the criticism stated.
Federal regulation enforcement officers interviewed him in October after they linked him to the primary letters, the criticism stated.
He advised them he was making an attempt to be humorous, the criticism stated.
Regardless of warnings from regulation enforcement officers to not do it once more, Carter despatched the fourth letter in late January, authorities stated. A warrant for his arrest was issued earlier this month.