Ohio Man Pulled Over For Speeding Had 48 Bombs In His Car

The police officer noticed a bumper sticker that said, "If you can read this, you're in range"

A man stopped for speeding in Ohio was charged with illegally making or possessing an explosive device after nearly 50 bombs and four guns were found in his vehicle.

When Andrew Scott Boguslawski was pulled over, the police officer, noticing a bumper sticker that said, "If you can read this, you're in range," asked the driver if he had any weapons.

Boguslawski said that he didn't, but it turned out he did, as the officer realized when he went to give Boguslawski a ticket and spotted the handle of a handgun sticking out from between his legs.

Andrew Scott Boguslawski, 43, was arrested late New Year’s Day on Interstate 70 west of Columbus. Investigators found two pistols, two rifles, 48 explosive devices and tools and materials to make additional explosives, according to The (London) Madison Press . Also inside was a remote detonating device, Assistant Madison County Prosecutor Nick Adkins said.

Madison Press:

"Boguslawski works in Indiana at a training facility for Navy Seals, Adkins said. The prosecutor said Boguslawski had schematics and other plans for buildings that are part of that training facility. Adkins said the man was driving west toward Indiana at the time of the arrest.

Investigators removed a laptop, a GPS system and a camera.

“We are hopeful they will reveal some indication what his intent was,” said Adkins.

Investigators are working through a search warrant for those items. Law enforcement officials have executed a search warrant for the man’s Indiana home.

“We are reviewing the information as it comes in and considering how we are going to proceed,” said Adkins. “We have several options.”

Adkins said a $1 million bond set for the defendant reflected the possible risk to the public. Boguslawski faces a court hearing on Friday.


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