October 21, 2014
OZARK, Miss. (AP) - A lawyer says authorities know how to reach a Mississippi man being investigated in the poisoned letters sent to the president and others.
Itawamba County Sheriff Chris Dickinson said Thursday afternoon that his department was helping the FBI search for Everett Dutschke (DUHS'-kee). He says Dutschke had been under surveillance. His home and business had been searched earlier in the week.
Dutschke's attorney Lori Basham wrote in a text to The Associated Press that authorities know where her client is and that he continues to cooperate. She says there is no warrant for his arrest.
FBI spokeswoman Deborah Madden would not comment on the investigation or possible search.
Dutschke did not answer his cellphone when AP tried to contact him on Thursday.
Charges in the case were dropped against an earlier suspect.
Copyright 2014 Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.
Viewers with disabilities can get assistance accessing this station's FCC Public Inspection File by contacting the station with the information listed below. Questions or concerns relating to the accessibility of the FCC's online public file system should be directed to the FCC at 888-225-5322, 888-835-5322 (TTY), or firstname.lastname@example.org.