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Portland Man Arrested After Loud Explosions

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) – Portland police, responding to recent loud explosions on the eastside, say they arrested a 69-year-old man and hundreds of explosive devices described as “similar to large fireworks.”

The Oregonian/OregonLive reports Thomas Huskey was charged with three counts each of possession of a destructive device and manufacture of a destructive device.

It wasn’t immediately known if he has a lawyer to speak for him.

On Tuesday, police received a report of a “very loud explosion.”

Police in previous days had been called to the area on similar reports but found nothing.

Police say investigation led to Huskey and a search of his apartment revealed the explosives.



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