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Federal charges for a London man who built a bomb and shared the video

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Stanley Goforth - LCC

A Laurel County man faces federal charges after building a bomb and posting a video of it to Facebook. According to court documents, in the video 40-year-old Stanley Goforth of London threatened to make more bombs and put them in public places.

Kentucky State Police, working with ATF officials conducted a search warrant on Aug. 16 at a home on Waterworks Road where they found Goforth leaving his home with a woman.

Authorities reportedly patted the woman down and found a gold pill container on her. Investigators say she told police it contained methamphetamine belonging to Goforth. Police say Goforth confirmed that information.

A KSP bomb squad says they found a blasting cap inside the home. Due to the unknown state of the blasting cap, troopers say it created a substantial danger to investigators.

Goforth was arrested and taken to the Laurel County Detention Center where he faces charges of drug possession, wanton endangerment of a police officer, and terroristic threatening. He is being held on a $100,000 dollar bond.

A preliminary hearing is scheduled for Tuesday August 27.

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Irene Rick Rye
Irene Rick Rye
Aug 26, 2019


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