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Authorities say Indiana National Guardsman Stopped For Speeding Had Explosives, Weapons (48 Bombs)
Columbus Dispatch ^ | January 7, 2014 | Laura Arenschield

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 Boguslawski’s 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.


TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; News/Current Events; US: Indiana; US: Ohio
KEYWORDS: boguslawski; bombingsuspect; terrorthreat
When the trooper came back to the car to give Boguslawski a ticket, he saw the handle of a gun between his legs.

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.

1 posted on 01/07/2014 6:07:42 PM PST by lbryce
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To: lbryce

chechen


2 posted on 01/07/2014 6:14:39 PM PST by Sacajaweau
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To: lbryce

I am still “taking” on the name...”Boguslawski “

no one could tell me that names dont have an effect on their “owner”s


3 posted on 01/07/2014 6:14:53 PM PST by MeshugeMikey ( a Safe..and Sane....2014 To All!)
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To: lbryce
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.

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 don’t 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.

4 posted on 01/07/2014 6:15:17 PM PST by Pontiac (The welfare state must fail because it is contrary to human nature and diminishes the human spirit.)
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To: lbryce

Dumb Polak.


5 posted on 01/07/2014 6:15:38 PM PST by DIRTYSECRET (urope. Why do they put up with this.)
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To: Sacajaweau; lbryce; DIRTYSECRET
Polish (Boguslawski) and Jewish (from Poland): habitational name for someone from a place called Boguslaw or Boguslawice, from the personal name Boguslaw (composed of Slavic Bog ‘God’ + slav ‘glory’).Jewish (from Ukraine): habitational name for someone from a place called Boguslav in Ukraine.

From Ancestry.com

6 posted on 01/07/2014 6:20:40 PM PST by Pontiac (The welfare state must fail because it is contrary to human nature and diminishes the human spirit.)
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To: Pontiac
He would still be free if he had been doing 70

And I'm glad he wasn't - not if he was heading to harm brothers and sisters in uniform.

7 posted on 01/07/2014 6:21:05 PM PST by grobdriver
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To: grobdriver
And I'm glad he wasn't.

Me too

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.

8 posted on 01/07/2014 6:26:00 PM PST by Pontiac (The welfare state must fail because it is contrary to human nature and diminishes the human spirit.)
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To: lbryce

Convert or nut?


9 posted on 01/07/2014 6:28:38 PM PST by cripplecreek (REMEMBER THE RIVER RAISIN!)
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To: Pontiac
I'm taking a stab at it that he's Chechen...like the Boston Bombers. Likely Russian...

Quite different from the Boston nuts but nevertheless a nut.

10 posted on 01/07/2014 6:29:39 PM PST by Sacajaweau
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To: Pontiac

http://nettheim.com/boguslawski/american-magazine23.html


11 posted on 01/07/2014 6:30:08 PM PST by Sacajaweau
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To: Sacajaweau

We should not rush to judgement, he may be a democrat


12 posted on 01/07/2014 6:41:44 PM PST by stockpirate (It appears good men have decided to do nothing, so evil is prevailing......)
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13 posted on 01/07/2014 6:42:28 PM PST by Theoria (End Socialism : No more GOP and Dem candidates)
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To: MeshugeMikey
Bogus law ski...??

Is this for real?

14 posted on 01/07/2014 6:46:37 PM PST by Smokin' Joe (How often God must weep at humans' folly. Stand fast. God knows what He is doing.)
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To: Theoria

Looking at the face...I see....”I have secrets”


15 posted on 01/07/2014 7:00:21 PM PST by Sacajaweau
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To: Smokin' Joe

Another One Of a Kind!......

Who says God doesnt have a Sense of Humor!


16 posted on 01/07/2014 7:21:20 PM PST by MeshugeMikey ( a Safe..and Sane....2014 To All!)
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To: lbryce

What, exactly, are these “bombs”?

From the description, they could be Tannerite reactive targets.


17 posted on 01/07/2014 7:28:59 PM PST by jdege
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To: lbryce; MestaMachine; LucyT; butterdezillion; shibumi; bgill; null and void; Nachum; don-o
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.

Bets on them finding child porn on the computer? Web links to Tea Party websites? Pictures of DNC or Planned Parenthood offices?

18 posted on 01/07/2014 8:04:45 PM PST by Old Sarge (And Good Evening, Agent Smith, wherever you are...)
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To: Sacajaweau

Lol...”He was a quiet man”. - George Carlin


19 posted on 01/07/2014 8:07:27 PM PST by Jane Long (While Marxists continue the fundamental transformation of the USA, progressive RINOs assist!)
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To: lbryce

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.....


20 posted on 01/07/2014 8:10:26 PM PST by exit82 ("The Taliban is on the inside of the building" E. Nordstrom 10-10-12)
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To: MeshugeMikey
"I am still “taking” on the name...”Boguslawski “ no one could tell me that names dont have an effect on their “owner”s"

"Son of the Fake Cabbage Salad"
21 posted on 01/07/2014 8:11:43 PM PST by shibumi (Cover it with gas and set it on fire.)
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To: Sacajaweau

Polish… and no jokes please


22 posted on 01/07/2014 8:19:20 PM PST by Nifster
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To: shibumi

OUCH! ...


23 posted on 01/07/2014 8:19:22 PM PST by MeshugeMikey ( a Safe..and Sane....2014 To All!)
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To: Theoria

43? He looks like he’s 60.


24 posted on 01/07/2014 8:30:54 PM PST by headstamp 2 (What would Scooby do?)
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To: headstamp 2

I see a fake name, and fake age.


25 posted on 01/07/2014 8:54:37 PM PST by healy61
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To: lbryce

I wonder if NSA has any data on him....


26 posted on 01/07/2014 9:06:51 PM PST by stylin19a (Obama -> Fredo smart)
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To: lbryce

Looks like he’s related to “Merle” from the “Walking Dead”...


27 posted on 01/07/2014 9:28:59 PM PST by JDoutrider
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To: All
These aren't the same guys, are they? But they do look similar in my opinion.

 photo montographandfirecrackerdude_zps56eb1f0c.jpg

28 posted on 01/07/2014 9:50:50 PM PST by Irenic (The pencil sharpener and Elmer's glue is put away-- we've lost the red wheel barrow)
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To: Pontiac

Bogus Law Ski??? Bogus Law???? LOL!!!!


29 posted on 01/08/2014 3:20:29 AM PST by Ann Archy (Abortion......the Human Sacrifice to the god of Convenience.)
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To: Smokin' Joe

I SWEAR I didn’t read yours before I posted mine.


30 posted on 01/08/2014 3:22:00 AM PST by Ann Archy (Abortion......the Human Sacrifice to the god of Convenience.)
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To: Ann Archy

No problem. After all, GMTA. (8^D)


31 posted on 01/08/2014 3:45:28 AM PST by Smokin' Joe (How often God must weep at humans' folly. Stand fast. God knows what He is doing.)
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To: lbryce
state trooper clocked him going 85 mph in a 70 mph zone

Driving crazy tends to draw attention. Too bad he didn't have to slam on the breaks and BANG! Then again, this could all be bogus.

32 posted on 01/08/2014 8:36:36 AM PST by bgill
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To: stylin19a

I think you could’ve hit the nail on the head.

Who says the NSA didn’t know all about him from his email traffic, etc.?

Who says they didn’t pass a BOLO on to the troopers?

Who says he was going 85 in a 70 zone?

But it was all just a fortuitous accident??? Possible, but from what we know of domestic spying...


33 posted on 01/08/2014 9:03:28 AM PST by afsnco
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To: lbryce

Driving that fast, having a gun between his legs when the cop came to talk to him, and telling the cop something about making a bomb vest.... sounds like this person WANTED to get caught.


34 posted on 01/08/2014 10:52:22 AM PST by butterdezillion (Free online faxing at http://faxzero.com/ Fax all your elected officials. Make DC listen.)
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To: healy61

And a top security clearance and a man TRYING to get caught.

More than meets the eye on this one.


35 posted on 01/08/2014 10:54:33 AM PST by butterdezillion (Free online faxing at http://faxzero.com/ Fax all your elected officials. Make DC listen.)
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