Alfred Intrabartolo, of Union Township, arrested on weapons charges after guns, explosives found in home, car

Police say a Union Township man is facing multiple charges after handguns and explosive materials were recovered from his car and home. (1/27/14)

UNION TOWNSHIP - Police say a Union Township man is facing multiple charges after handguns and explosive materials were recovered from his car and home.

Alfred Intrabartolo, 62, is charged with unlawful possession of a weapon and possession of a destructive device, according to acting Union County Prosecutor Grace H. Park. There are additional charges pending.

Intrabartolo is being held on $250,000 cash-only bail.

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The items were found following an investigation into small, low-grade explosive devices that were set off in a neighborhood near the Route 22 corridor in Union last week.

Police set up surveillance in that area Monday when a man, later identified as Intrabartolo, was spotted allegedly tossing an explosive device that resembled a large firecracker out of his moving vehicle.

Intrabartolo was arrested, and a loaded .32-caliber handgun and explosive materials were found in his car..

A search of Intrabartolo's home on Girard Place in Union Township subsequently turned up two additional handguns, a shotgun, additional explosive materials and gunpowder, investigators say.

Police say no one was injured during the investigation. 

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