at centre of Burnham explosives raid is named and charged
named and charged a 36-year-old Burnham-On-Sea man with offences
under the Explosives Act on Saturday night (January 21st).
Leonard has been charged with four offences of making explosives
following the search by army and police in Beatty Way on Friday.
Leonard is due to appear at Taunton Deane Magistrates Court on
Monday (January 23rd).
was arrested by police officers after the execution of a warrant
under the Explosives Act.
items have been removed for evidential purposes and some for safe
disposal," police spokesman Martin Dunscombe told Burnham-On-Sea.com
after the raid.
of people were evacuated around the man's home throughout Friday
and taken to a temporary rest centre at Burnham Community Centre.
COVERAGE OF THE BEATTY WAY INVESTIGATION:
centre praised by residents
Way cordon lifted by police
photos of the police investigation in Beatty Way
collections delayed by police probe
confirm incident 'was not terrorism related'
of the army bomb disposal team at the scene