FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. (AP) - A man accused of mailing letters containing a nontoxic, white powder to people, businesses and a school in northwest Arkansas is due in court.
The FBI says Philip Hanson of Siloam Springs is expected to appear before a federal judge Tuesday afternoon in Fayetteville.
Authorities arrested Hanson earlier this week near his home. He's accused of mailing some 30 letters containing white powder to a nearby school, businesses and individuals.
Hanson was being held without bond in a county jail Tuesday. He didn't have an attorney listed there. No one has been hurt by the white powder, which authorities said is not dangerous.
Ten years ago, a number of envelopes were mailed to news organizations and other locations containing white powder that turned out to be anthrax.
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