Updated: Man accused of possessing bomb making materials in Sandwich

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SANDWICH – On Monday, the Sandwich Police and Fire Departments were provided with information that David Luongo, 31, of 30 Brightside Lane Forestdale, allegedly possessed hazardous materials which may be illegal pre-cursor explosive components (bomb making materials). Furthermore, that Luongo allegedly had exploded devices within Sandwich in the past.

Sandwich Police with the assistance of the Massachusetts State Police initiated an investigation into these allegations. During the evening hours a search and seizure warrant was obtained and executed at 30 Brightside Lane. The Massachusetts State Police Bomb Squad and State Fire Marshal’s Office with support from Joint Hazard Assessment Team (JHAT) and the ATF assisted.

Located within the house was a large quantity of illegal pre-cursor explosive components, a large quantity of illegally possessed drugs and an illegally possessed and unsecured firearm.

Luongo was arrested and charged with:

• Drug, possession Class E
• Possession of large capacity firearm
• Possession of firearm/rifle/shotgun or ammunition w/oFID
• Improper storage of large capacity firearm
• Possession of large capacity feeding device
• More charges are pending related to the pre-cursor explosive components and related items

He was held on $1,500.00 bond and transported to the Barnstable County Correctional Facility. Luongo was scheduled for arraignment on Tuesday at Barnstable District Court.
Media release furnished by Sandwich Police


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