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Four men charged with blowing up mailboxes in Anne Arundel County

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(WJLA) - Four young adults were arrested early Thursday morning and stand accused of blowing up mailboxes in an Anne Arundel County neighborhood.

Harrison, Stevens and Reith are three of the four teens accused of blowing up mailboxes. Photo: Anne Arundel County Police

Authorities say that just after 1 a.m., they began receiving emergency calls from people who had heard explosions in the area of Patuxent Manor Road in Davidsonville. As they arrived, responding officers heard a mailbox explode.

Anne Arundel County Police say that another mailbox on Stocketts Run Road blew up a short time later.

Police later pulled over a car with four men that contained evidence linking them to the explosions. The driver of the car, an unidentified 17-year-old man, was charged with DUI, marijuana possesion, possession of fireworks without a permit and the use of a destructive device.

Three others in the car, 19-year-old Arthur Reith, 18-year-old Carter Harrison and 19-year-old James Stevens, were all charged with marijuana possession, along with manufacturing, possessing and using a destructive device

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