Shannon Richardson of New Boston, Texas is accused of sending letters containing ricin to President Obama and New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg
(New Boston, TX) -- A Texas woman is under arrest for allegedly sending poison-laced letters to public officials, including the President. Shannon Richardson of New Boston, Texas is accused of sending letters containing ricin to President Obama, New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg and the director of a pro gun reform group. According to "NBC News," she was arrested in Arkansas on charges that will be filed later this afternoon. Richardson originally contacted the FBI and tried to pin the crime on her husband, but investigators now have reason to believe she sent the letters herself.