Man arrested for sending ricin to federal officials is Navy vet, has alleged history of misconduct

Man arrested for sending ricin to federal officials is Navy vet, has alleged history of misconduct
William Clyde Allen III. Davis County Sheriff

[Ed. – Four years and discharged as an E-2. No big mystery behind that, for anyone who’s administered junior enlisted folks. Apparently didn’t improve since he bailed in 2002.  Original ricin story here.]

William Clyde Allen III, 39, was arrested late Wednesday and taken into custody, said U.S. attorney’s office spokeswoman Melody Rydalch.

A former enlisted sailor who spent four years in the Navy nearly two decades ago, Allen is expected to be formally charged Friday, Rydalch said.

The envelopes of castor seeds, the base of a deadly toxin, were addressed to Defense Secretary James Mattis and Chief of Naval Operations Adm. John Richardson, defense officials said. …

According to the website “Counter Domestic Terrorism” Allen has harassed female veterans online through his Facebook account. Military Times was unable to immediately verify those allegations.

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