TWINING, Mich. (AP) — A northeastern Michigan man has been arrested after authorities say a booby trap was found in his home as police served a search warrant connected to a stolen credit card.
Roger Broadstone, 67, was arraigned Monday on attempted murder, arson for preparing to burn a building, placing an offensive substance with intent to injure, disarming an officer, resisting police and other charges, WJRT-TV reported.READ MORE: AAA Michigan Highlights Charles E. Allen's Contributions To The Community
Broadstone is accused of barricading himself inside his Twining-area home Jan. 20 and refusing to allow officers inside. State police say the officers wanted to speak with Broadstone about $1,500 in merchandise purchased online.
Officers found the illegally purchased items inside the home, north of Saginaw.
Broadstone also was arraigned Jan. 25 on charges of using a computer to commit a crime and illegally using a financial transaction device.READ MORE: 22 People Charged With Operating Drug Pipeline From Detroit To North Dakota
He has been jailed. His next court date is Feb. 11.
The Associated Press was unable Tuesday to determine if Broadstone has an attorney.
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