A man faces multiple drug-related charges after police said detectives searched a Glen Burnie home on Thursday and found marijuana, explosive devices and black powder pistols.
According to Anne Arundel County police, detectives from the northern district executed a narcotics search warrant in the 100 block of Georgia Avenue NW in Glen Burnie on Thursday just before noon.
Police discovered explosive-making materials and two explosive devices (pipe bombs) so they notified the Anne Arundel County Fire Department and Annapolis City Bomb Squad.
Three black powder pistols were also in the home, according to a police press release. The fire department recovered the items and police said the public was not at risk or in any danger from the devices.
Detectives seized 26 marijuana plants worth about $18,165 plus drug paraphernalia and more than 500 grams of marijuana worth about $5,235, according to police.
Police charged 51-year-old Delmus Marshal Rice Jr. of Glen Burnie with two counts of destructive device manufacture/possess/distribute, manufacturing and possession of marijuana, possession with intent to distribute marijuana, two counts of possession of drug paraphernalia.