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Highland Hts man indicted, arrested for sending letter to IRS containing white powder

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A Highland Heights man was indicted after sending a letter containing white powder to the Internal Revenue Service.

According to Steven M. Dettelbach, United States Attorney for the Northern District of Ohio, and Stephen D. Anthony, Special Agent in Charge of the FBI's Cleveland Office, 27-year-old John T. Buchak, was charged with one count of threatening use of a weapon of mass destruction.

Buchak sent a letter via the U.S. Mail to the Internal Revenue Service on March 31, 2014, that contained white powder, according to the indictment.

This case is being prosecuted by Assistant U.S. Attorney Chelsea Rice following an investigation by the Federal Bureau of Investigation.

No more information is available at this time.

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