© 2024 WEAA
Play Live Radio
Next Up:
0:00 0:00
Available On Air Stations
Help us keep this community resource alive by making a contribution today!

Couple charged after explosive device found near Baltimore County middle school

Two Way Talk conversation with Sergeant Clyde Boatwright, president of the Maryland State Fraternal Order of Police and president of the Baltimore City School Police Union.

(Carney, MD) -- A Carroll County man is under arrest for allegedly making an explosive device that could be detonated remotely.

Police said the device was discovered near a middle school in Carney on Tuesday forcing an evacuation of the school.

Officials have taken 43-year-old Joseph Vickery into custody along with his wife 39-year-old Kristen Lee Vickery on drug charges.

Police believe Joseph Vickery planned to use a remote from a toy vehicle to set off the explosive device.

Joseph Vickery faces a number of charges including possession of a component of an explosive or incendiary device with the intent to manufacture explosives, the manufacture or possession of a destructive device, possessing explosives without a license as well as drug and weapons offenses.

The couple remains held without bond at the Baltimore County Detention Center in Towson.

Article contributed by source.metronetworks.com