High school student, 17, & # 39; who himself & # 39; sociopath named & # 39; and told his classmates that he could make bombs that & # 39; people would be shaken & arrested
- Maximillion Young, 17, from Texas, accused of criminal possession of explosive components
- Young was arrested a week after his classmate went to their principal, and said he bragged about his ability to build bombs
- Teen is said to have said that he had made his own gunpowder and wanted to sell bombs
- When the police went to his family's house, they found chemicals that could be used to build a pipe bomb, along with bulletproof vests and airsoft guns.
Maximillion Young, 17, from Texas, has been accused of criminal possession of explosive components after allegedly bragging about his ability to build bombs
A 17-year-old boy from Texas who, according to police, is bragging about his ability to make deadly home-made bombs has been arrested for possessing explosive components.
Maximillion Young, from Sugar Land, was detained on 15 May after a one-week investigation.
David Yaffie, headmaster of Clements High School, where Young is enrolled as the ninth grader, said in a statement that on 9 May he received a tip about several comments from the teenager, who allegedly bragged about access to different bombs. make materials.
According to legal documents cited by KTRK, Young told two classmates that he had made his own gunpowder and wanted to sell bombs.
The 17-year-old who reportedly described himself as a & # 39; sociopath & # 39 ;, elaborated on how explosives with glass, plastic or stones & # 39; people could tear apart & # 39 ;.
Young would also have noticed that his classmates & # 39; were not going anywhere & # 39; and & # 39; they are not worth it & # 39 ;.
Young was arrested a week after his classmate went to their school principal at Clements High School, and said he had talked about his desire to sell bombs
Yaffie wrote that he immediately contacted the Ford Bend Independent School District Police Department, which started an investigation.
The same day the police carried out a warrant on the Young's household.
Young & # 39; s father led the police to a detached garage on his site, where according to reports an officer discovered a metal pipe, potassium nitrate, charcoal and a bottle of sulfur dust.
David Yaffie, the director of the Clements High School, reported the tip to the police, which led to an investigation
When FBI agents took part in tests of the materials confiscated at Young's home those days later, they concluded that all substances could be used to build a pipe bomb.
Young's father is said to have told the researchers that Maximillion is interested in chemistry and has watched YouTube tutorials about gunpowder making.
When the police searched the teen's closet, they reportedly found a helmet and bulletproof vest with wires attached to it, along with realistic-looking airsoft guns. according to KHOU11.
In his letter to the parents of Clements High School, director Yaffie noted that there was no direct threat to a person or school.
Young was charged with a crime and his bond was set at $ 25,000.
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