Texas actress arrested for sending ricin letters to Bloomberg, Obama

Washington, June 8 (ANI): A small-time actress in US state of Texas who told the federal police her husband sent ricin letters to New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg and President Barack Obama has been arrested for the poisonous plot.

FBI agents arrested Shannon Rogers Guess and took her to a federal courthouse in Texarkana, Texas.

A law-enforcement source said Guess had a really blank look on her face, and admitted to the plot.

According to the New York Post, the pregnant woman was then taken to a local hospital for a medical evaluation, the source said.

Sources said both Guess and her husband, Nathaniel Richardson, had been under 24-hour-surveillance for the past week.

Guess had earlier reported against her husband Richardson to authorities after she claimed to find suspected ricin in a Tupperware container in their fridge.

The 33-year-old army vet was arrested, and investigators found castor beans, used to make ricin, in Richardson's car, but there wasn't enough evidence to charge him.

Guess has played small roles in 'The Vampire Diaries' and 'The Walking Dead'.

The letters sent to Hizzoner and Obama were identical and included the line that 'what's in this letter is nothing compared to what I've got planned for you' according to the report. (ANI)


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