Investigation underway after inmate sends mysterious powder to federal judge

CUYAHOGA COUNTY, OH (WOIO) - 19 Action News has learned an inmate is under investigation for sending a mysterious powdery substance to a federal judge.

It happened on Monday. The powder sent by an inmate at the Cuyahoga County jail to federal Judge Christopher Boyko.

The inmate is a career criminal, but it's unclear what led to this. The convict has been facing county charges time and again, yet the target here was a federal judge.

19 Action News has learned the powder apparently was harmless, but it has sparked an investigation by the Cuyahoga County Sheriff's Department. Federal officials are not talking about it.

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