Authorities: Clark man charged after weapons cache found in home

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A Clark man is facing charges after police say that they found a weapons cache in his home.

Union County law enforcement officials say that Clark police took a call from 52-year-old Robert Wills Monday morning warning police that officers would be needed at his State Street home later that day, because “a person intended to commit acts of violence there.”

Police say Wills was not home when officers, but they found 12 long guns, three handguns, ammunition, fireworks and materials and chemicals that could be used to make explosive devices.

Wills was located in central New York and was arrested at a relative’s home, according to police.

The Union County Bomb Squad removed the items from Wills’ home. No one was hurt. Police say there is no threat to the public.

Wills was charged with third-degree creating a false public alarm.

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