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Two charged with planting bottle bombs in Middletown

Middletown police arrest two men suspected of planting bottle bombs throughout the borough on Thursday morning. Carl Biter, 29, of North Union Street, and David Cucillo, 28, of Lawrence Street, are both charged with four counts of reckless endangerment, four counts of arson with explosives, four counts of criminal mischief, on count of attempted criminal mischief, one count of disorderly conduct, four counts of possessing explosive/incendiary material, two counts of risking a catastrophe, and three counts of criminal conspiracy.

Police found five bottle bombs along Union Street and another three on East Roosevelt.

No one was injured.

Cucillo was arrested Saturday and was taken to Dauphin County Prison in lieu of $150,000 bail.

Biter is expected to be arraigned later Monday afternoon.

The cases will be prosecuted in Dauphin County Court by the District Attorney’s office.

David Cucillo

David Cucillo

Carl Biter

Carl Biter


3 Comments to “Two charged with planting bottle bombs in Middletown”

    Amy Meli said:
    March 4, 2013 at 2:07 PM

    At that age, have we nothing better to do

    HowIgnorantRU? said:
    March 4, 2013 at 5:57 PM

    Where's that commenter from the Gallon Smashing story who says that we are old and find nothing funny. THIS is what teens become after gallon smashing and lighting fire to poop bags (on a doorknob) pranks.

    cara said:
    March 6, 2013 at 4:05 AM

    This was stupid. But as long as no one was hurt. Which they werent. I know of these two. And they would never hurt anyone!!!!!

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