Skip to comments.Authorities say Indiana National Guardsman Stopped For Speeding Had Explosives, Weapons (48 Bombs)
Posted on 01/07/2014 6:07:42 PM PST by lbryce
An Indiana National Guardsman was arrested outside of Columbus on New Years Day after a state trooper found nearly 50 bombs and the blueprints for a Navy SEAL training facility inside his car, the Madison County prosecutor said today.
Andrew Scott Boguslawski, 43, also had a remote-control device to detonate the bombs, Madison County Prosecutor Stephen Pronai said. Boguslawski's civilian job is as a groundskeeper at the Muscatatuck Urban Training Center in south-central Indiana. Prosecutors could not say definitively whether the blueprints in his car were for the facility where he worked.
Boguslawski also had a bulletproof vest in his car, Pronai said.
He said something to the trooper about making a bomb vest, Pronai said.
Lt. Col. Cathy Van Bree, a spokeswoman for the Indiana National Guard, said Boguslawski is a specialist in the Guard who has top secret clearance.
Pronai said Boguslawski appeared to be heading back to Indiana when a state trooper clocked him going 85 mph in a 70 mph zone on I-70. When the trooper came back to the car to give Boguslawski a ticket, he saw the handle of a gun between his legs.
The trooper ordered Boguslawski out of the car, and called for backup. Investigators found another three guns in the car all loaded and 48 bombs. They also found material to make more explosives.
Pronai said most of the bombs were small. He said investigators from the federal Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives have searched Boguslawskis house, and that local and federal investigators are trying to determine if Boguslawski planned to attack the military facility. They are also combing through a computer, cameras and GPS found in his car.
Boguslawski is charged in Madison County with one count of manufacturing explosives, a second-degree felony. A preliminary court hearing is scheduled for Friday. He is being held at Tri-County Jail in Mechanicsburg on a $1 million bond.
Driving on the highway with a gun between your legs is not the best way to facilitate driver/gun safety. I'd say he placed it there after the cop returned to his car to write the speeding ticket, maybe waiting for the opportunity to shoot the officer if he got the chance.
I am still “taking” on the name...”Boguslawski “
no one could tell me that names dont have an effect on their “owner”s
It always amazes me that people involved in crime get stopped for traffic violations.
It seems to me that the first order of business would be to not draw the attension of an LEO. Why speed if you dont need to?
He would still be free if he had been doing 70 mph and would have gotten where he was going no more than 30 minutes later.
And I'm glad he wasn't - not if he was heading to harm brothers and sisters in uniform.
Just commenting on the seeming nonsensical notion that someone intelligent enough to build his own bombs without blowing himself up is not smart enough to drive the speed limit with those bombs in the car.
Convert or nut?
Quite different from the Boston nuts but nevertheless a nut.
We should not rush to judgement, he may be a democrat
Is this for real?
Looking at the face...I see....”I have secrets”
Another One Of a Kind!......
Who says God doesnt have a Sense of Humor!
What, exactly, are these “bombs”?
From the description, they could be Tannerite reactive targets.
Bets on them finding child porn on the computer? Web links to Tea Party websites? Pictures of DNC or Planned Parenthood offices?
Lol...”He was a quiet man”. - George Carlin
All I want to know is was he trying to turn his life around and was an aspiring rap artist.
At 43, maybe he was a late bloomer.....
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