Shannon Richardson

Federal agents raid a home in New Boston, Texas in connection with the investigation into ricin-laced letters sent to Mayor Michael Bloomberg and President Obama on May 31, 2013. (credit: CBS 2)

Report: Plea Deal For Texas Woman Accused Of Sending Ricin-Tainted Letters

A Texas woman reportedly has reached a plea deal with federal prosecutors on charges that she sent ricin-tainted letters to President Barack Obama and Mayor Michael Bloomberg.

11/23/2013

Federal agents raid a home in New Boston, Texas in connection with the investigation into ricin-laced letters sent to Mayor Michael Bloomberg and President Obama on May 31, 2013. (credit: CBS 2)

Texas Woman Indicted In Obama, Bloomberg Ricin Letters Case

Shannon Richardson, 35, is charged with two counts of mailing a threatening communication and one count of making a threat against the president of the United States.

06/28/2013

Federal agents raid a home in New Boston, Texas in connection with the investigation into ricin-laced letters sent to Mayor Michael Bloomberg and President Obama on May 31, 2013. (credit: CBS 2)

CBS News: Actress Arrested In Connection With Ricin Letters Sent To Bloomberg, Obama

Shannon Guess Richardson, an actress and mother of five children, was arrested Friday, an official told CBS News. It’s not clear what charges would be filed against her.

06/07/2013