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Edgewood felon charged with having explosive device in home

Post by Stacia Glenn / The News Tribune on March 12, 2013 at 5:29 am |
March 12, 2013 5:29 am

Pierce County prosecutors have charged a 22-year-old Edgewood man after finding an explosive device, drugs and stolen weapons in his home.

He pleaded not guilty Monday to possessing an explosive device, second-degree unlawful possession of a firearm and unlawful possession of a controlled substance. He was ordered jailed in lieu of $50,000.

Edgewood police searched his home Friday and discovered heroin, four rifles, a shotgun, 12 alprazolam pills used to treat anxiety and an explosive device, according to charging papers.

Two of the guns were allegedly stolen.

A bomb squad was called to safely detonate the device.

Police also arrested a 35-year-old woman living in a shed on the property because they found heroin, drug paraphernalia and firearms there. She has been charged with second-degree unlawful possession of a firearm and unlawful use of drug paraphernalia.

Both are convicted felons, prosecutors said, and face further charges.

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