A Barre man is due today charged with possessing homemade bombs. State police say they got a tip Sunday that 58-year-old Arlen McWain was making pipe bombs in his apartment on Fairview Street. A search of his apartment turned up several homemade explosive devices that were disposed of by the state police bomb squad.
McWain was charged with possession of destructive devices and is being held on $10,000 bail. No word from police on what McWain might have intended to do with the bombs.