California: 17-year-old boy was making bombs at Atwater home and selling them online

An Atwater teenager has been arrested, accused of making explosive devices and selling them on the internet.

Early on Monday morning, multiple agencies, including the Merced Police Department’s bomb squad and Merced County Sheriff’s Office, filled Pacemaker Drive near Mary Lane in Atwater.

Investigators were there serving a search warrant at a home where they were looking for explosive devices and materials.

“We received a tip yesterday in the afternoon from the FBI saying there as a 17-year-old juvenile who was on the internet making threats about explosive devices and things of that nature,” said Daryl Allen with the Merced County Sheriff’s Office.

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Source: ABC30 News