NEWAYGO, Mich. (AP) — A man whose son accidentally detonated an explosive at a western Michigan school was charged with illegal possession of destructive devices, authorities said Monday.
An indictment unsealed in federal court accuses David Saylor of possessing unregistered explosive devices and a stolen firearm.READ MORE: AAA: Michigan's Average Gas Prices Rise To $2.95
In March, Saylor’s son brought a homemade explosive to Newaygo High School and accidentally detonated it, injuring himself and others, authorities said.READ MORE: Advocates Call On Sen. Gary Peters To Schedule Hearing For Washington, D.C. Statehood Bill
Police immediately searched the man’s home and charged Saylor in a local court with contributing to the delinquency of a minor and manufacture or possession of a Molotov cocktail.
An email seeking comment was sent to Saylor’s attorney.MORE NEWS: CDC Eviction Moratorium Expires Next Month, Help Available Now
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