Father charged after student brings explosive materials to Michigan high school
NEWAYGO COUNTY, Mich. – A father has been charged in western Michigan after his 16-year-old son allegedly set off explosives Monday at Newaygo High School. According to WOODTV, Saylor was charged Tuesday in a White Cloud courtroom. His 16-year-old son brought explosive materials to school, which detonated. Michigan State Police troopers found explosive materials inside Saylor’s home and that his son told investigators that he had made explosives with his father and detonated them several times. More: Western Michigan News
Michigan State Police: If you find something you believe may be explosive - call police, don’t move it
CANTON TOWNSHIP, Mich. – If you are cleaning out the home of a family member that has passed away and find something you believe may be explosive Michigan State Police are asking you not to touch it and to call the police instead. A family in Canton Township saw a box with items from the military. MSP said they did everything right when they called their local public safety department who responded and assessed the scene. MSP said that in other cases families have driven the items down to the police station or state police post. pic.twitter.com/r3Hhqn5MgS — MSP Metro Detroit (@mspmetrodet) February 12, 2021This family in Canton Township did everything right.
Macomb County man says he was targeted with explosives due to his politics
ST CLAIR SHORES, Mich. – A Macomb County man said he was targeted when an explosive was thrown into his home. “The explosion went off and it kind of sounded like a transformer, I guess, from a powerline,” the homeowner said. “And then another explosion went off and it shook the house.”The explosion left a large hole in his living room floor. I mean when you feel your house shake and explode and smoke, you don’t know what’s going on,” the homeowner said. Anyone with information is asked to contact the St. Clair Shores Police Department at 586-445-5300.
ATF seizes grenade launcher from Flint home, man charged
FLINT, Mich. – Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives officials found a 44-millimeter grenade launcher with a spent 44-millimeter casing in a Flint home after they entered the home this week with a search warrant, police said. Donald Benjamin Smith Jr. faces a felony possession of a firearm and possession of firearm in furtherance of a drug trafficking offense, according to police. Police said they found several weapons after executing a search warrant at 2918 Nathan Avenue. Police believe this to be Smith’s home. Officials also found: