Brookshire woman sentenced to 10 years in prison for mailing homemade bombs to Obama, Abbott
A Brookshire woman has been sentenced to 10 years in prison after admitting to sending homemade bombs to state and federal officials. Back in July, Julia Ann Poff, 47, pleaded guilty to transportation of explosives with the intent to kill, injure and intimidate a person.She admitted she mailed a package in October 2016 with a homemade bomb addressed to former President Barack Obama. She also admitted to mailing two similar packages addressed to Gov. Greg Abbott and Carolyn Colvin, Commissioner of the Social Security Administration.
The man charged with kidnapping and killing Angie Housman pleaded not guilty in a St. Charles County courtroom Monday morning.
Earl Cox was indicted by a St. Charles County grand jury last month on charges of first-degree murder, first-degree kidnapping and sodomy. A trial date has not been set. Lawyers will meet on Feb. 24, 2020 to decide a date for Cox's trial.
Angie Housman was last seen getting off a school bus on Nov. 18, 1993 less than a block from her home in St. Ann. Nine days later, her body was found in the August A. Busch Memorial Conservation Area. Officials found Angie died of hypothermia.
Memphis area dance teacher pleads guilty to exposing teen student to HIV
The defendant, John Conner III, also has two similar pending cases where he is charged with criminal exposure to HIV.
In October, Cox also was charged with even more reported crimes that took place years before Angie’s death.
He was indicted by a grand jury in St. Louis County on four additional counts of sodomy involving a victim younger than 14 years old. The crimes reportedly happened between 1987 and 1991.
In June, he also was charged with two new counts of sodomy in connection with a case that dates back to 1987.
Man who drove into oncoming traffic in failed suicide attempt sentenced to life for murder .
Man who drove into oncoming traffic in failed suicide attempt sentenced to life for murderThe 26 years was the maximum amount of time Davis could’ve served.