Wisconsin Rapids man could face charges for explosive device
By City Times staff
WISCONSIN RAPIDS – A Wisconsin Rapids man could face charges in connection with a suspicious device found late last month in a car on his property.
The Wood County District Attorney’s office is seeking charges against Sean Curry, 36, of making and possessing an explosive device. That device was found in the back seat of a vehicle at Curry’s residence on Gaynor Avenue in Wisconsin Rapids on July 27, as officers were investigating an unrelated incident.
The device consisted of several shotgun shells in a 12-inch long tube wrapped up with electrical tape. The device also contained nails wrapped at the end, and what appeared to be a push button for activation. Investigators said Curry made the device and used it to intimidate people.
The device was not active when it was found, and the Marathon-Oneida County Bomb Squad was called in to remove it from Curry’s property. The general public was never in any danger, and investigators do not believe there was any intent to place the device in any public area. No court dates have been scheduled at this time.