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Police find IED in Gainesville teen's room

3:06 PM, May 8, 2013   |    comments
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GAINESVILLE, Fla. -- A shoplifting investigation led Gainesville police to an improvised explosive device in a teenager's home.  

Police say 18-year-old Mason Scott Beuning was caught stealing BB's, flare guns and other items at a Walmart in Gainesville.
    
They say those items could be used to make explosive devices.
    
Walmart staff held Beuning and his alleged accomplice, 18-year-old Wolf Meara, until police arrived.
    
When police searched Beuning's home, they say they found the homemade explosive devices.  

Beuning has been charged with possessing a destructive device, which is a third-degree felony.

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