BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — A Canadian woman charged with threatening President Donald Trump's life by mailing a package containing ricin has been ordered held without bail.
A Buffalo federal magistrate judge denied bail for Pascale Ferrier, of suburban Montreal. He says she is a continuing threat to the president and others.
Assistant U.S. Attorney Timothy Lynch said she confessed at a border crossing between Ontario and Buffalo that she was the person who was wanted for mailing the ricin-laden envelope to Trump.
It was intercepted as part of routine screening of the president's mail.
He said she tried to enter the country with a semiautomatic handgun, 294 rounds of ammunition, pepper spray, a knife and a stun gun.
Her lawyer entered a not-guilty plea for her to a Washington D.C. indictment.