SOMERSET COUNTY, MD – Maryland State Police called in the Maryland bomb squad after finding explosive devices in the home of a subject they were visiting for an unrelated matter.
According to police, on Friday, Deputy State Fire Marshal Bomb Technicians assisted by the Ocean City Fire Marshal’s Office Bomb Technicians rendered safe numerous destructive devices located inside a home located at 11347 Stewart Neck Road in Princess Anne in Somerset County.
“Deputy State Fire Marshals were notified of the devices by the Maryland State Police after they found them in the home during an unrelated matter,” MSP said in a statement. “It took bomb technicians several hours to render the devices safe as well as clear the residence of any other explosive threat. All devices were rendered safe on the scene without incident.”
The occupant of the home is in custody and faces numerous felony charges of manufacturing and possession of destructive devices, the department said.
“Princess Anne EMS, as well as Maryland State Police, stood by while bomb technicians conducted their work. There were no injuries as a result of the events,” the agency reported.