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Man arrested for bomb scare

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webmaster | 05/14/14

A Raymond man remained in jail Tuesday for allegedly constructing and planting explosive devices on two separate occasions in Madera County, the FBI reported.

Richard Wilson Key, 37, allegedly planted homemade explosives on March 28 in Chowchilla and May 4 in Madera near Grace Community Church.

In the second instance, the device was found by children playing outside Crossroads Christian School and led to class closures the following day as administrative staff inspected the campus.

Both devices were secured by authorities with no injuries, an FBI spokeswoman said. Details about Key are scarce, the spokeswoman said. She could not give any other information about the case including a possible motive, or to quell rumors that a security camera at the church was hacked...


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