NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) – Federal officials have arrested a suspect after an envelope containing the poison ricin was mailed to the White House.

The unidentified woman was apprehended as she tried to enter the United States from Canada at a border crossing in upstate New York.

CBS News has learned the woman detained was carrying a gun.

Last week, federal officials intercepted the letter at a government facility.

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