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NC police find 24 bombs inside man's 'fortress'


October 31, 2013
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NC police find 24 bombs inside man's 'fortress'

Erik Rudolph Arnebold was arrested and charged with with 24 counts of possession of a weapon of mass destruction

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WILMINGTON, N.C. — Police in Wilmington say they stopped what could have been a very dangerous situation, as a drug investigation led them to a home carrying multiple explosive devices.

Police have arrested Erik Rudolph Arnebold, 37, of 4705 Patrick Avenue and charged him with 24 counts of having a weapon of mass destruction, plus a count each of possessing methamphetamine and drug paraphernalia.

Officers spotted one IED on the outside of his home and started searching the area, where they found 23 more IEDs in a hidden trap door underneath his floor. Half of the IEDs were constructed with enhanced shrapnel called lead shot on the inside of them.

Full Story: Police arrest man with 24 bombs in a home built "like a fortress"





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