posted on June 14, 2013 09:04
A Livingston County man is under arrest for allegedly making a homemade bomb that exploded in his Springwater home.
34-year-old Joseph Martino of Mill Street in the Town of Springwater, was arrested last night after his neighbors reported hearing an explosion in his home.
When deputies arrived, they found an oven inside the home was extensively damaged.
Deputies said as Martino was attempting to dry his bomb making ingredients…the oven blew up.
During the investigation several homes were evacuated as a precaution.
Deputies said they recovered a large number of pipe bombs, containers of explosive material and firearms.
Martino is charged with Reckless Endangerment and Criminal Possession of a weapon.
He’s been jailed without bail.