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Police find silver Mercedes Benz with pipe bombs in New Haven. At least one man arrested.
Man found with explosives for second time
NEW HAVEN — A 38-year-old man arrested after police discovered a pipe bomb, shotguns, gas masks and other items inside his Mercedes late Tuesday was arrested earlier this year on bombmaking charges in East Haven.
John Iannucci was held at New Haven police headquarters for most of the day on a host of weapons and explosives charges. The arrest could likely complicate the situation on his current court case.
2nd Update Two Men arrested:
The suspects have been identified as Jessup Bollinger, 26, of New Haven and John Iannucci, 38, of Branford . Both men have been charged with manufacture of bombs, possession of a rifle or shotgun in a vehicle, illegal possession of explosives and storage of explosive agents.
Both suspects were held on $500,000 bail.
FBI New Haven spokesman William Reiner told FOXNews.com that the bureau is now helping local police in the probe, but declined to elaborate.
Cops pulled over a motorist allegedly driving a car full of pipe bombs, rifles and a propane tank in New Haven around 11:30 p.m. Tuesday, according to FOX 61.
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