Eureka man found guilty of possessing explosive materials
07/19/2013 8:38 AM
07/19/2013 8:39 AM
A Eureka man was convicted Thursday by a federal jury in Topeka for unlawful possession of explosive materials.
Alfred C. Dutton, 67, possessed grenade bodies on Aug. 23, 2011, and other parts for use in constructing a destructive device, U.S. Attorney Barry Grissom’s office said.
Sentencing will be set for a later time. Dutton faces a maximum penalty of 10 years in prison and a fine up to $250,000.
The Wichita police bomb squad participated in the investigation.
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