Russian Teenager Caught With WMD In Pennsylvania
By Todd Starnes
A teenage Russian national was arrested late Friday on charges of possessing a weapon of mass destruction, police in Altoona, Pa. said.
Blair County Prison confirmed to Fox News that Vladislav Miftakhov, 19, is in custody.
He is charged with possessing a weapon of mass destruction, risking a catastrophe, possessing instruments of crime, prohibited offensive weapons, incendiary devices, recklessly endangering another person, and several drug-related charges.
Officers had been investigating an alleged marijuana growing operation when they discovered the alleged bomb, according to a statement posted on the police department's Facebook page.
They said the bomb was found inside a suitcase along with "assorted bomb making materials."