‘Three minutes of fun’ led teenagers to make homemade explosive devices
For two teenage boys in Brainerd, a bit of boredom led to a decision they said had humiliating consequences.
All for “three minutes of fun.” The boys decided to make homemade explosive devices by combining household chemicals.
What seemed to them as harmless mischief brought them to the justice system and the Lakes Area Restorative Justice Project — a police and school diversion program or court-ordered alternative for juvniles in Crow Wing County.
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