A Local Scooby-Doo Enthusiast Keeps Sending White Powder to Churches and Schools

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It's always unsettling when envelopes containing white powder start showing up in mailboxes, because even though it's probably baking soda, it could always be good ol' anthrax.

The 20-plus powder-filled letters that showed up at schools, childhood development centers and aerospace-related businesses last week were apparently harmless, but the FBI is not laughing. Even if one of the letters referenced Scooby Doo.

The FBI finds last week's scare even less funny because agents believe the same person has mailed more than 380 such letters since 2008 to schools, churches, government offices, embassies, all with a North Texas postmark. So unfunny in fact that it's ponying up $150,000 for information leading to the sender's arrest.

From what law enforcement has pieced together, the sender is probably a male, probably over 30, and considered odd or eccentric by others. He may have a history of mental health problems and be "unusually fascinated" with conspiracy theories.

Which, come to think of it, does ring a bell.
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primi_timpano
primi_timpano

He's done this 300 times and is still unknown?  He think this is an object lesson for us all and the FBI and CIA, and for the time being, he is right.  This guy has balls.  Huge risks, lots of stamps, and no remunerative upside.

Bill Marvel
Bill Marvel

How much "balls" does it take to lick an envelope?  

primi_timpano
primi_timpano

 Big brass ones when you are challenging the FBI.  And He better not be licking the envelope as it will leave his DNA signature.

Cmurrell
Cmurrell

 Was the note typed on a smartphone?

Jesus
Jesus

*boom*

your humor-jitsu is strong, Cmurrell.

scottindallas
scottindallas

not likely anthrax.  the only anthrax came out of Ft Dix.  The FBI framed two different people, though both cases were dubious.  That case remains officially unsolved, though no interest has been shown in solving that one.  

Mountain Creek
Mountain Creek

...I wasn't going to say anything, but since you brought it up... a quick google search of Jim Schutze and 'conspiracy' brings back 591,000 results.  "Lawn" has 5 digits, making the 5 in 591,000.  Next, subtract the 1 from the 9 and you get 8, right? "Get off my" has 8 digits!!  Coincidence?  I think not!!

NewsDog
NewsDog

You have wayyyy too much time on your hands.

NewsDog
NewsDog

And I would have gotten away with it too, if it weren't for those darn kids.

Observist
Observist

Meddling kids.  It's always meddling kids.

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