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Bomb making materials discovered in man's home

SPOKANE, Wash. - Acting on a search warrant obtained after a man made threatening reports against City Hall, Spokane authorities discovered bomb making materials in his home.

Forty four-year-old Thomas McMillan went to City Hall Thursday afternoon and when he was asked to sign in as a visitor, he threatened that he was going to 'blow-up' City Hall.

McMillian was arrested for the Class B Felony "Threats to bomb or injure property." This charge specifically prohibits any threat to bomb a public building, knowing such information to be false and with the intent to alarm the person to whom the information is communicated or repeated.

Later in the afternoon, when police served a search warrant on his home near Gardner and Elm, officers discovered bomb making materials.

The materials were disposed of by the authorities. No one in the area was evacuated.

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