A 51-year-old Oklahoma man has been charged in a September mail bombing that injured a man at a Visalia business. Authorities say the suspect is the victim's brother.
Vernon Dale Mustin, 51, of Spiro, Okla., has been charged with one county of mailing injurious articles and one count of possessing and using a destructive device. the Department of Justice announced this morning.
The DOJ said Mustin is the brother of the victim.
If convicted of the first count, Mustin faces a sentence of 20 years in prison and a maximum fine of $250,000. The second count, if he is found guilty, carries a mandatory minimum sentence of 30 years. The actual sentence will be determined by the court in consideration of federal sentencing guidelines.
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