BALTIMORE (WJZ) — A Somerset County resident faces multiple charges after improvised bombs and a stockpile of firearms were discovered Friday at his Princess Anne home, Maryland State Police said.
It took hours for deminers to secure the devices and clear the house of any further threats. The devices were defused without incident and no injuries were reported, officials said.
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Assistant State Firefighters responded to the home at 11347 Stewart Neck Road after Maryland State Police reported the devices, which were found in the home while executing a search warrant and seizure in an investigation into the malicious destruction of property.
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Police said three complete pipe bombs and four improvised explosive hand grenades were found in the home, along with 32 firearms, including several “military-grade” weapons.
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The occupant of the home, who has not been identified, faces criminal charges of making and possessing destructive devices, officials said. He is being held without bail at the Somerset County Detention Center.