A Canadian and French citizen pleaded guilty Wednesday to nine biological-weapon-related counts for sending then-President Donald Trump a ricin-laced threatening letter at the White House in September 2020 and eight similar letters to Texas law enforcement officials, the Department of Justice announced.
Pascale Cecile Veronique Ferrier, 55, sent the letters from Canada before driving to a Buffalo, New York, border crossing in September 2020, where she was caught with weapons including a loaded gun and hundreds of ammunition rounds, according to the DOJ’s news release.
She thought the law enforcement officials were linked to her roughly 10-week spring 2019 detention period in Texas and had stated on Twitter that someone should “please shoot [T]rump in the face.”
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