Mesa Man Charged with Possessing Over Forty Homemade Bombs

MESA - Attorney General Mark Brnovich announced a State Grand Jury indicted Jeffrey Metcalf on charges related to manufacturing and storing prohibited weapons. 

Metcalf is accused of possessing 42 homemade pipe bombs and the materials to manufacture 30 additional bombs at his Mesa residence.  The removal and disposal of the devices required a joint effort between the Bureau of Alcohol Tobacco and Firearms (ATF), Arizona Department of Public Safety (AZDPS), and the Mesa Police Department.

Metcalf is facing 42 felony counts of Misconduct Involving Weapons.

ATF and AZDPS investigated this case.

Assistant Attorney General Jordyn Raimondo is prosecuting this case.

All defendants are presumed innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.

Full copy of the indictment.

Below is the booking photograph for Metcalf.