Huge WWII Haul Nabbed After Finding Bomb In Mans Boot

This is the huge collection of World War II weapons including missiles and grenades seized when cops raided the apartment of a 35-year-old war nut after finding unexploded bombs in his boot.

According to local media, unexploded explosives and ammunition were secured by police at the 35-year-old suspect’s home in Marki in the town of Kobylka in the eastern Polish region of Masovian Voivodeship.

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Officers and sappers secured 5 pieces of large-caliber cartridges, mortar grenade and others

Meanwhile, suspect Piotr Ch. has been detained by officers and could face up to eight years in prison, according to reports.

He was rumbled during a traffic stop when cops noticed metal detectors in his vehicle and carried out a thorough search.

Cops reportedly found unexploded WWII bombs and other items in the suspect’s boot.

Piotr told officers that he had dug them from the ground himself as he is a keen collector of WWII artefacts.

The police called in a bomb disposal team and they found an arsenal of ammo, anti-tank and combat missiles and other weapons at the man’s home, according to local media.

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The police first secured the vehicle and notified military services dealing with explosives

Officials reportedly seized large-caliber cartridges, mortars, 7.62mm pistol cartridges, 30mm incendiary bullets, unexploded armour-piercing missiles with fuses and tracers, two F1 grenades and other explosives.

According to local media, Piotr Ch. was interrogated and charged with possessing weapons and ammunition without permission and collecting explosive substances or devices that could endanger others.

If found guilty, he could face up to eight years in jail.


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Story By: Bartosz Staszewski, Sub-EditorJoseph Golder, Agency: Central European News

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