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Possible bomb-making materials, guns, drugs seized

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    STORRS, Connecticut (WFSB) — Chemicals, possible bomb-making materials, guns and drugs were seized during a search warrant execution in Storrs.

State police said they arrested Scott Barber, 31, on Wednesday afternoon, at his home on Hillyndale Road.

Investigators said they had intelligence that bomb-making materials could be in the home.

The warrant was for Barber, his vehicle and his home. It was executed as the suspect arrived home around 3 p.m.

A search of the home led to the seizure of chemicals and precursors to produce energetic materials, two guns, two high capacity magazines, .223 rifle ammunition, shotgun ammunition, a ballistic vest, five marijuana plants, narcotics pills, and other items.

Barber, whom troopers said is a convicted felon, was arrested for firearms, explosives and drug-related charges.

His bond was set at $500,000.

He was given a court date of Thursday in Rockville Superior Court.

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