Delco man arrested with cache of explosives like those used in Philly ATM blasts

July 5, 2018
M80 Firecracker

At 2.5 inches in length, the M-80 is the smallest of the M-Type explosives.

By Staff

Law enforcement agencies investigating a series of blasts targeting ATMs in Philadelphia have arrested a 29-year-old Delaware County man and charged him with possessing a cache of M-type explosives, officials said Thursday.

Philadelphia Highway Patrol officers who stopped a car driven by Juan Cortez, of Collingdale, found 80 M-type devices in his vehicle and arrested him on Monday, authorities said.

Continue reading on Philly.com


Update hourly