Police on Long Island are investigating a series of hateful letters sent to a gay advocacy group, including one that threatened to kill its leader and burn down a housing complex.
Suffolk County police Thursday night were investigating after threatening letters was received by an LGBT service center in Bay Shore.
Police in Westchester County were searching Monday for the person who has been sending disturbing mail to several women in Dobbs Ferry.
A northern New Jersey woman has admitted to mailing a threatening letter to the Town of Secaucus.
Members of the FBI’s Joint Terrorism Task Force arrested 50-year-old Karen Waller at her home in Irvington earlier Tuesday. Waller is charged with one count of mailing threatening communications.
Threatening letters addressed to Mayor Michael Bloomberg in both New York and Washington, D.C., have been found preliminarily to contain ricin, police said Wednesday.
The street is called Tone Lane. It features attached townhouses of many immigrants. But anonymous mailings are frightening the people here, calling one neighbor, for example, a “deadbeat, child molester and degenerate.”