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On Friday, Reed was charged with possessing bomb-making material, including chemical powders — though authorities stressed he hadn't been linked to the plant explosion. And an email obtained by The Associated Press showed he had been "let go" from the town's emergency response squad a day before his hotel speech.
His arrest also drew attention because it came the same day Texas law enforcement officials announced a criminal investigation into the April 17 explosion that killed 14 people, including 10 firefighters and paramedics.
Originally posted by Martin75
So was this not an accident as we were being told? He has yet to be linked to the explosion but it seems like that is what is coming next. Right now they have only arrested him for possessing "bomb-making materials, including chemical powers". He has also been "let-go" from his job as an EMT.
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The affidavit filed with the complaint said the components included a galvanized metal pipe, hobby fuse, lighter and several pounds of chemical powders — ingredients for a pipe bomb.
Originally posted by MysterX
For this reason alone, i'd say they have to have much more 'on' this guy than just innocent household chemicals and supplies.