West Virginia man arrested for making Cat Bombs
Authorities In West Virginia have arrested a man who was making “cat bombs” to scare felines away from his yard. 42-year-old Brian Michael was arrested Monday after several complaints were lodged about him setting off some manner of explosive devices at his home, The (Hagerstown, Md.) Herald-Mail, reported Thursday.
Bailey told troopers he had been making “cat bombs” from combining aluminum foil and toilet bowl cleaner in empty plastic soda bottles and throwing them into his yard, frightening away roaming cats with the resulting explosion. Troopers said they found three exploded bottles at Bailey’s home and two bottles of The Works toilet bowl cleaner.
Bailey was charged with a felony count of illegal possession of destructive devices, explosive material or incendiary devices.