Shenandoah County teen charged with possession of explosives

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A 14-year-old was charged with unlawful possession of explosives after the Shenandoah County Sheriff’s Office and Virginia State Police Bomb Squad executed a search warrant at a residence in the area of Dorel Drive, Maurertown.

Specifically, the boy was charged under state code 18.2-85: Manufacture or Possession of Firebomb, Explosive, etc.

Evidence recovered at the scene led to the charge, the sheriff’s office said March 8, adding that the teen is a student at a private school outside Shenandoah County.

The investigation is ongoing.

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