Woman Charged With Sending Substance In Letter To Tollway Authority

An Evanston woman is accused of sending a granular substance inside a threatening letter to the Illinois Tollway Authority.  Cassandra Shepard appeared in DuPage County court yesterday on charges of disorderly conduct with a false bomb or deadly substance.  Authorities say she sent the letter earlier this month and it was received with the unknown material inside the envelope.  A Hazmat crew determined the substance didn’t appear to be dangerous.

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