WESTFIELD, Ind. (WISH) - Westfield police have identified four teens and one juvenile who they believe are responsible for the Westfield mailbox bombings.
According to a release from the Westfield Police Department, officers observed a group of men buying ingredients needed to make pressurized devices at a local Wal-mart. After hearing about the recent bombings, the officer contacted Westfield Police.
The Westfield Police Department then obtained security video from the Wal-mart and identified and later interviewed the suspects.
As a result, four 18-year-olds were charged in the incident. Zachary Loftalian, Grant Plummer, Maxwell Jackson, and John R. Rogers were charged with using an overpressure device and criminal mischief.
All four suspect were issued a summons to appear in court on Feb. 20.
Earlier this month, four mailboxes were destroyed by explosive devices in the area.
Police believe the mailboxes were destroyed with home-made explosives described as "over pressure devices. " These types of explosives are commonly seen in the form of a sealed 2-liter bottle containing common household cleaners and aluminum foil.
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