Explosive devices found in Egg Harbor Township home

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Resident charged with resisting arrest and gun offenses

EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP – Egg Harbor Township Police confiscated explosive devices and six firearms from a home along Alder Avenue and arrested 66 year-old man who briefly fought police during his arrest on Wednesday, May 28, Egg Harbor Township Police announced.

 George L. Milner was arrested and charged with aggravated assault with a firearm, possession of a firearm for an unlawful purpose, terroristic threats, possession of destructive devices and resisting arrest after officers responded to a home along the 100 block of Alder Avenue following reports of a man with a gun who was threatening others.

 When police arrived, they learned shots had been fired inside the residence. Milner was arrested on the front porch of the home after a brief struggle, police said.

During the investigation, six firearms were confiscated from the home.  The Atlantic City Bomb Squad responded to the home and took possession of explosive devices.

The Hon. H. Robert Switzer, Judge of Municipal Court, set bail on the charges at $150,000 cash.

The incident is under investigation by Detective Rich Vogt and Officer Edward Stearns. 

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