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Douglas teen pleads guilty in terrorism case

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Posted at 1:25 PM, Jan 24, 2022
and last updated 2022-01-24 15:25:33-05

SIERRA VISTA, Ariz. (AP) — A 14-year-old boy suspected of building pipe bombs in his Douglas home will serve at least 18 months in a juvenile prison.

The Sierra Vista Herald reported Monday that the teen pleaded guilty to one count each of promoting terrorism and possession of a prohibited weapon. Prosecutors say a disposition of his case indicates he will go to the Arizona Department of Juvenile Corrections.

The boy was arrested in May 2021 after authorities found a pipe bomb and preparation for a second in a back room of his home. He was already on the FBI's radar for terrorism-related social media posts.

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