SHELBY — More than 200 explosive devices were found in a Shelby man’s home Wednesday.
The FBI, along with ATF officials notified the Richland County Sheriff’s Office of materials being purchased to make a dangerous ordnance at 5802 State Route 39 West, Shelby. Deputies — along with agents from ATF and FBI — encountered Benjamin Brubach upon arrival at the residence about 2 p.m. Several containers were found inside the residence containing explosive powder along with end caps, fuses and glue to make the dangerous ordnances. Several explosives were already mad,e ranging from 2-6 inches. There were roughly 215 devices ready to be detonated.
Ashland County Sheriff’s Bomb Squad was asked to respond to the residence to collect the devices and the materials used to make the devices.
Benjamin Brubach, born Oct 16, 1975, was arrested and charged with Unlawful Possession of Dangerous Ordnance, a second degree felony and taken to the Richland County Jail
More than 200 ready-to-use explosivie were found in a home at 5802 State Route 39 West. Benjamin Brubach was arrested at the residence.