Twenty-four-year-old Justin Vangilder made a court appearance Monday in U.S. District Court in East St. Louis. He faces three felony counts of possessing an unregistered destructive device.
Shiloh Illinois man charged with possession of bombs
The Air Force Office of Special Investigations, or OSI, tells KMOX News the unidentified man died last weekend after shooting himself September 25.
Explosive devices were found inside a Shiloh, Illinois home Thursday, and a suspect was taken into custody.
All Scott Air Force Base employees will report to work as usual Tuesday. Those employees deemed “non-essential” will then be given a furlough notice and sent home.
Those stationed at Scott would help coordinate refueling efforts for ships stationed in the Mediterranean as well as air forces in Turkey and Jordan.
Many employees will take one Friday off a week for 11 weeks, others will spread it out farther than that. The Southern Illinois Leadership Council says that kind of paycheck uncertainty hurts the local economy.
Governor Pat Quinn says communities like Bethalto, Belleville, and Alton are among the recipients of state OSLAD grants.
Suspect remains at large.
Police say 27-year-old Theron Hubbard sent nearly 300 text messages to the friend of his estranged wife, threatening to shoot the children.