Altoona Bombing Suspect UPDATE

By WTAJ News

Published 01/27 2014 05:18PM

Updated 01/27 2014 05:23PM

Vladislav Miftakhov
Vladislav Miftakhov
ALTOONA, BLAIR COUNTY - 19 year-old Vladislav Miftakhov is still behind bars Sunday after being arrested Saturday for allegedly building a bomb in Altoona.

Police were searching the Russian teen's home in the 100 block of North Ninth Avenue because they thought he was dealing drugs, but police say the Penn State Altoona engineering student was doing something a lot more dangerous.

Miftakhov is charged with several felony and misdemeanor charges, including Possessing a Weapon of Mass Destruction.

Local police say the FBI have now taken over the investigation.

Attached is Criminal Complaint against Miftakhov.

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