North Carolina: Man arrested in Brevard explosives case


Police have made an arrest after finding more than a dozen explosives scattered around the city of Brevard on Sunday.

Terry Lee Barham, 64, of Brevard, was taken into custody Tuesday afternoon and taken to the Transylvania County Jail, where he was charged with possession of a weapon of mass destruction, transportation of a weapon of mass destruction, manufacturing a weapon of mass destruction, malicious damage to a government building, attempted malicious damage to a government building, attempted malicious damage to a church, attempted malicious damage to an occupied building and three counts of terrorism.

About 10:30 a.m. Sunday, the Brevard Police Department received a call reporting a suspected incendiary device on the campus of First Baptist Church of Brevard in the vicinity of East Morgan Street and Gaston Street. Church staff showed officers an incendiary device that had not detonated.

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Source: ABC13 News