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Arrested was 47-year-old Scott Jackson, of Brainerd, who was on probation for a

Homemade pipebomb found in Brainerd home


A homemade pipebomb was found Monday in a foreclosed Brainerd home.

Officers were executing a search warrant at 4:30 p.m. when they found the device, which was crafted from a flashlight and explosive powder.

The search warrant was issued after the utility company told law enforcement the power to the house was turned back on illegally.

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