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Livermore teens face felony charge for detonating homemade bomb

Original post made on Apr 13, 2012

Three teens have been arrested for what they said was a prank when three explosive devices detonated in front of a Livermore home Tuesday afternoon.

Read the full story here Web Link posted Thursday, April 12, 2012, 3:42 PM

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Posted by More control
a resident of Rosewood
on Apr 13, 2012 at 10:26 am

If only we had a background check and waiting period for purchases of Coke and Mentos these things wouldn't happen.

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Posted by Jim
a resident of Another Pleasanton neighborhood
on Apr 13, 2012 at 11:07 am

Bombs don't kill people, people kill people. What about our 2nd Amendment rights?

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Posted by lc
a resident of Pleasanton Valley
on Apr 27, 2012 at 2:18 pm

Maybe they'll be able to get jobs at the Lab someday. Sounds like they have talent. :)

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Posted by High School Mom
a resident of Another Pleasanton neighborhood
on Apr 27, 2012 at 4:46 pm

They probably learned about the chemicals in science class. The issue here is that the kids probably didn't realize it is a felony. Talking to my 17 year old, he knew it was "wrong" but not a felony or what "a felony" meant. If parents don't explain laws and what they mean to the kids, how are the kids suppose to know. Nevermind that their brains aren't developed enough to make "reasonable" decisions like this. Maybe science classes should come with a disclaimer .....

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