Teen charged after explosives found at house - Dallas News | myFOXdfw.com

Teen charged after explosives found at house

Posted: Updated:
WALTON COUNTY, Ga. -

A 13-year-old student at Carver Middle School is facing charges after authorities say two bombs were found in his bedroom.

The boy's mother called 911 after allegedly finding the explosives at their Snows Mill Road home on Monday morning, police said.

"One was what you would consider a small pipe bomb and the other one was an inert grenade, hand grenade that he had packed full of powder and some fragments with percussion where you could throw it and it would go off," said Captain Greg Hall of the Walton County Sheriff's Office.

Walton County Sheriff's deputies evacuated the home and a Georgia Bureau of Investigation bomb squad was called in.

Investigators say their concern level was raised even more because of an incident prior to a previously scheduled court appearance. Authorities said that the mother discovered a knife sewn into the jacket that the boy was going to wear to court Tuesday morning.

"I don't know what his intentions were with that knife, but it would scare me that it could potentially get inside of a court house," Hall said.

Hall said there is no indication that the teen ever took any weapons or bombs to school.

"I can't say what his exact intentions were, but he definitely had the ability to hurt people," Hall said.

The boy is being held in juvenile detention.

 

  • More Local NewsMore>>

  • Woman missing from health care facility

    Woman missing from health care facility

    Tuesday, September 2 2014 6:29 AM EDT2014-09-02 10:29:43 GMT
    Roswell police are searching for a woman who was reported missing from a health care facility.
    Roswell police are searching for a woman who was reported missing from a health care facility.
  • Fatal shooting off Venetian Drive SW

    Fatal shooting off Venetian Drive SW

    Tuesday, September 2 2014 4:03 AM EDT2014-09-02 08:03:45 GMT
    Atlanta police are investigating after a man was fatally shot outside of an abandoned car wash.
    Atlanta police are investigating after a man was fatally shot outside of an abandoned car wash.
  • Burglars pretend to be engaged couple buying a home

    Burglars pretend to be engaged couple buying a home

    Monday, September 1 2014 11:18 PM EDT2014-09-02 03:18:05 GMT
    Deputies are asking the public for help to find more homeowners who may have fallen victim to two burglars, pretending to be in the market for a home.The Forsyth County Sheriff's Office says Tyler Michels and Rebecca Weismayer were arrested for burglarizinga 76-year-old man's home. Deputies say the two posed as an engaged couple looking to buy their first home. Detectives tell FOX 5 the homeowner let the suspects in, allowing the two to case his home. The two waited until the homeowner left, ...
    Deputies are asking the public for help to find more homeowners who may have fallen victim to two burglars, pretending to be in the market for a home.The Forsyth County Sheriff's Office says Tyler Michels and Rebecca Weismayer were arrested for burglarizinga 76-year-old man's home. Deputies say the two posed as an engaged couple looking to buy their first home. Detectives tell FOX 5 the homeowner let the suspects in, allowing the two to case his home. The two waited until the homeowner left, ...
Powered by WorldNow

KDFW FOX 4
400 N. Griffin Street
Dallas, Texas 75202

Main Station Directory:
(214) 720-4444
News Fax:
(214) 720-3263 or (214) 720-3333

Didn't find what you were looking for?
All content © Copyright 2000 - 2014 Fox Television Stations, Inc. and Worldnow. All Rights Reserved.
Privacy Policy | New Terms of Service What's new | Ad Choices