Maricopa County Sheriff's Office to leave all incoming mail unopened

PHOENIX - The Maricopa County Sheriff's Office will leave their mail unopened, at least for the time being, according to a department official.

Officer Chris Hegstrom said in an email that, "Out of an abundance of caution and due, in part to the fact that Sheriff Arpaio is a recently targeted recipient of an explosive device, all mail being received at the Maricopa County Sheriff's Office headquarters will remain unopened until further notice."

Hegstrom added that in honor of the lives lost and those injured by the bombing in Boston, Sheriff Joe Arpaio has ordered all flags at all sheriff's office buildings be flown at half-staff until Saturday.

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