Updated: Monday, 18 Mar 2013, 11:21 PM EDT
Published : Monday, 18 Mar 2013, 11:15 PM EDT
WALLINGFORD, Conn. (WTNH) -- Wallingford Police arrested a 23-year-old man for homemade bombs.
On Monday around 1:00 p.m. police received a call stating there was an individual in a wooded area behind a Cardinal Drive home lighting off fireworks or bombs.
Nicholas Disanti, 23, or 6 Field Drive admitted to police that he had just ignited a homemade incendiary device in the woods.
Officers located the burnt remnants of the device that was subsequently seized.
Officers escorted Disanti to his home where officers searched the residence for further explosive materials.
In Disanti's bedroom, police located bomb making materials that included black powder, fuses and 9 galvanized pipes in varying sizes that were altered to accept fuses.
Connecticut State Police Emergency Services responded to the scene with three bomb technicians. The New Haven Office of the FBI also sent agents to assist. The home was safely cleared of all explosive and bomb making material.
Disanti was charged with 9 counts of manufacturing of bombs, possession of explosives, risk of injury to a minor, second-degree reckless endangerment, possession of fireworks and breach of peace.
Disanti is being held on a $150,000 bond and is expected to be arraigned in Meriden Superior Court on March 19.