Charges Dropped Against Ricin Suspect; New Home Searched
Paul Kevin Curtis goes free as feds search another man's house
By John Johnson, Newser Staff
Posted Apr 23, 2013 12:24 PM CDT
Updated Apr 23, 2013 5:28 PM CDT
This undated photo obtained from the facebook page of Paul Kevin Curtis, shows, according to neighbors, Paul Kevin Curtis, 45.   (AP Photo)

(Newser) – Attorneys for the Elvis impersonator accused of sending toxic letters to President Obama and others have said from the start that their client was framed. Now it's looking like they might be right: Authorities today dismissed charges against Paul Kevin Curtis and released him from prison, reports CNN. A one-sentence court filing said new information had become available without providing details, reports AP. Yesterday, authorities revealed that they had found no evidence of ricin at Curtis' apartment.

So what now? The Clarion-Ledger reports that federal authorities today searched the home of an another Mississippi man identified as J. Everett Dutschke. The newspaper describes the 41-year-old as a "disgraced former politician" who is currently the subject of a child molestation investigation. He also has had run-ins, at least of the online variety, with Curtis. “I don’t know anything about this," he says. "Where are the allegations coming from? Who made the allegations? The defense attorney for the accused."

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sat5360
Apr 26, 2013 3:07 PM CDT
I hope he sues the pants off of the goverment ,rush to judgement.you think!
K.KRANK
Apr 24, 2013 5:39 PM CDT
This is starting to remind me of the anthrax attacks back in Shrub's first term. Back then those happened right after 9/11 en.wikipedia.org/wiki/2001_anthrax_attacks Coincidence I guess. The universe has a karmic sense of humor.
BenDunn
Apr 24, 2013 11:01 AM CDT
Looks like Cops are just as I thought DUMB AS A DAY OLD BABY!!! Yes we need more cops running things, Setting people up, then never admitting why, or how they screwed up Lets hire more asshole cops , Obama said it is good to have more of these assholes looking over us!!