Cuyahoga Falls man indicted for having pipe bombs

3:05 PM, Nov 7, 2012   |    comments
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AKRON -- A four-count indictment was returned by a federal grand jury charging a Cuyahoga Falls man with possessing five pipe bombs, a silencer, a machine gun and marijuana.

On Oct. 20, when they were at his home, they called for help with an unruly patient.

Poloce officers responding found pipe bombs, a silencer, explosive powder and caps and marijuana plants.

David Dougherty, 41, was charged with one count each of unlawful possession of destructive devices (five pipe bombs), possession of a firearm (the silencer), possession of a machine gun and one count of manufacturing of marijuana with intent to distribute.

On Oct. 20, Dougherty had five destructive devices consisting of a pipe, end caps, explosive powder and a pyrotechnic fuse, according to the indictment

Prosecutors had no comment on a possible motive.

He also possessed a silencer, a STEN 9 mm submachine gun with no serial number and marijuana, according to the indictment.

The investigation was conducted by the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives, the Summit Count Bomb Squad and the Cuyahoga Falls Police Department.


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