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Western New York man sentenced for bomb making

BUFFALO - A Williamsville, NY, man was sentenced to one year in prison, to be followed by a 2 year period of supervised release, for unlawfully making and unlawfully possessing destructive devices.

Police received a complaint on August 8, 2012 of shots being fired in Duncan Badding’s, backyard.  Thereafter a search of the defendant?s residence, at 66 Williamsburg Square in Williamsville, New York, by the Amherst Police Department and Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives, enforcement officers discovered Triacetone Triperoxide (TAPT), ANFO which is ammonium nitrate and fuel oil mixed, Tannerite which is a mixture of prilled ammonium and aluminum powder, three PVC pipes and 5 cans of commercial Goex Black Powder.    In addition, several apparent destructive devices, or combination of parts and devices designed or intended to be used or converted into destructive devices, were also found.

This sentencing of Badding, 25, is the culmination of an investigation on the part of officers from the Amherst Police Department and special agents of the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives,