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November 14

Florida man arrested for ‘Mother of Satan’ bomb materials, sheriff says

LAKE HELEN, Florida (RNN) – A central Florida man had chemical explosives in his home that terrorist groups such as al-Qaeda have dubbed “Satan’s mother,” the sheriff said.

Volusia County sheriffs’ deputies and Helen Lake Police responded to the home of 37-year-old Jared Coburn on Tuesday, according to the office’s Facebook post. The officers found cans of triacetone triperoxide or TATP, a highly volatile white crystalline powder.

“He was trying to explain to us that he was making his version of the fireworks,” said Helen Lake Police Chief Mike Walker. Members of demining units and federal agents also responded to the incident. Sheriff Mike Chitwood said the priority was to mitigate the situation so that no one was hurt.

“Everyone is here because everyone understands how dangerous it is,” he said.

Coburn is ordered to be held without bail in a county correctional facility. He was charged with at least two charges of making a potentially explosive device and charges of storing / transporting an explosive with intent to cause harm.
November 14, 2018 at 10:28 AM EST – Updated on November 14 at 11:32 am
LAKE HELEN, Florida (RNN) – A central Florida man had chemical explosives in his home that terrorist groups such as al-Qaeda have dubbed “Satan’s mother,” the sheriff said.

Volusia County sheriffs’ deputies and Helen Lake police responded to the home of 37-year-old Jared Coburn on Tuesday, according to the office’s Facebook post. The officers found jars of triacetone triperoxide or TATP, a highly volatile white crystalline powder.

“He was trying to explain to us that he was making his own version of the fireworks,” said Helen Lake Police Chief Mike Walker.

37-year-old Jared Coburn from Florida is accused of possessing an explosive device dubbed “Satan’s Mother.”
Jared Cockburn, 37, from Florida, is accused of possessing an explosive device dubbed “Satan’s Mother.” (Source: Volusia County, Florida Correctional Facilities)
Members of demining units and federal agents also responded to the incident. Sheriff Mike Chitwood said the priority was to mitigate the situation so that no one was hurt.

“Everyone is here because everyone understands how dangerous it is,” he said.

Coburn is ordered to be held without bail in a county correctional facility. He was charged with at least two charges of creating a potentially explosive device and charges of storing / transporting an explosive with intent to cause harm.

Florida is home to sunny days, 1,200 miles of beaches, natural wonders, and a multitude of people who seem to be in stranger problems than other people in different states.
The sheriff’s office tweeted an additional message saying that on Tuesday people heard a “boom” that they had blown up the TATP.

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