Vladislav Miftakhov Vladislav Miftakhov. Credit: Altoona Police Department

Police arrested a 19-year-old Penn State student for allegedly possessing a homemade bomb and the equipment to make more.

Vladislav Miftakhov, 19, a Russian national, an engineering major at Penn State Altoona, is charged with possession of a weapon of mass destruction, The Altoona Mirrorreported.

Miftakhov was arrested Friday around 9 p.m. Police allegedly found one bomb and bomb-making materials in a suitcase.

 

Miftakohv, in addition to charges of possessing a weapon of mass destruction, also faces marijuana possession charges.

He is reportedly being held on $500,000 bail.

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