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  • Police: man in 'mother of satan' bomb arrest bragged...

    Wednesday Nov 14 | via Daytona Beach News-Journal Online 

    Police acted on a tip about a Lake Helen man accused of producing a "mother of satan" bomb chemical popular with terrorists after suspect James Coburn bragged about his skills, authorities said. New details released Wednesday about the arrest of Coburn, 37, in a home at 292 W. Pennsylvania Ave., show Coburn's attraction to explosives and reveal investigators also found a grenade and a cardboard cylinder filled with explosives in the home.  Coburn, a maintenance worker at a DeLand parachute-making company, is charged with two counts of possessing and making a destructive device and possessing and manufacturing, transporting explosives with harm/life/limb.

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  • Florida man arrested on suspicion of manufacturing e...

    Wednesday Nov 14 | via Daily Mail 

    Florida man, 37, is arrested on suspicion of manufacturing enough of volatile explosive dubbed 'Mother of Satan' by Al Qaeda to 'blow up the block' A Florida man has been arrested after police said he manufactured enough homemade explosive, dubbed 'Mother of Satan', to blow up an entire block. Jared E. Coburn, 37, was arrested on Tuesday in Lake Helen, Florida, after police responded to an anonymous tip about a bomb 'under the bed' in the home he shared with his cousin and the cousin's daughter.

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  • Florida Man Made 'Highly Volatile' Explosive That's ...

    Wednesday Nov 14 | via National Public Radio 

    A member of the Volusia County Sheriff's Office holds an electrical switch device, part of the "bomb-making paraphernalia" recovered from a home in Lake Helen, Fla., where the explosive TATP was also found. Volusia County Sheriff's Office hide caption A member of the Volusia County Sheriff's Office holds an electrical switch device, part of the "bomb-making paraphernalia" recovered from a home in Lake Helen, Fla., where the explosive TATP was also found.

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  • Florida Man Accused Of Making 'Highly Volatile' Expl...

    Wednesday Nov 14 | via News 88.9 KNPR 

    A tip about explosives in a Lake Helen, Fla., house led police to discover jars of highly volatile triacetone triperoxide, or TATP - the same material used in terrorist bombing attacks mounted by ISIS and al-Qaida. Jared E. Coburn, 37, was arrested after police were told he had a bomb under his bed.

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