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Sunday, January 26, 2014

news from Altoona

(CNN) -- Authorities in Pennsylvania arrested a 19-year-old Russian man Friday and charged him with possession of a weapon of mass destruction, Altoona police said in a written statement.
Police officers were investigating a reported marijuana-growing operation when they discovered a homemade bomb and bomb-making materials in a suitcase, the news release said.
Vladislav Miftakhov, a Russian citizen, was arrested and charged with possessing a weapon of mass destruction, risking a catastrophe and drug-related offenses. He was arraigned Friday and bail was set at $500,000, Blair County corrections officer James McMahon said Sunday.


Read more: http://www.wptv.com/dpp/news/national/vladislav-miftakhov-teen-charged-with-possession-of-a-weapon-of-mass-destruction-in-philadelphia#ixzz2rWHLeA2R