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Arrest Made in White House Ricin Case

A local man whose home and business were searched as part of an investigation into ricin-poisoned letters sent to President Obama and other officials was arrested Saturday, the FBI said.
Everett Dutschke, 41, was arrested after days of speculation that he, and not another local man with whom he’d feuding, and who had himself had earlier been arrested in the case, had mailed the letters. The other recipients were Republican Sen. Roger Wicker, who comes from this city of 37,000, and an 80-year-old local judge, Sadie Holland.

On Tuesday charges initially filed against Kevin Curtis, 45, a sometime Elvis impersonator, were dropped after FBI agents found no physical evidence


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