Foiled bombing attempt against Gov. Abbott results in indictment of Texas woman
Woman charged in 2016 case where Texas governor opened package with homemade bombThe woman who lives in the Brookshire area west of Houston mailed the explosive device and it did not go off because Abbott opened "the wrong end" of the package. She is also accused of mailing similar devices to President Obama and the head of Social Security. Law enforcement used material from the shipping label and also match cat hair found in the package to her cat.
Julia Poff is accused of mailing homemade explosives in 2016 to President Barack Obama and Texas Gov. Greg Abbott. It did not detonate because the governor "did not open it as designed,” according to court documents.