George Jakubec

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Hoarder Gets 30 Years for Packing House With Bombs

George Jakubec receives prosecutors' recommended sentence

(Newser) - An unemployed software consultant who stockpiled explosive materials in his suburban San Diego-area home has been sentenced to 30 years in federal prison. George Jakubec looked frail and said nothing during today’s hearing. The 55-year-old's wife says depression from losing a job led him to stockpile large amounts... More »

California Will Seize, Destroy Bomb Factory in House

Schwarzenegger calls state of emergency

(Newser) - Here's a sign of just how many explosives and chemicals authorities found in the home bomb factory in San Diego County: They figure the best way to deal with the house is to destroy it. Arnold Schwarzenegger declared a state of emergency to give authorities the leeway to seize it... More »

Home Bomb Factory Uncovered in Calif.

Record cache of explosives found in robbery suspect's house

(Newser) - Authorities searching a San Diego County home have discovered the largest cache of two kinds of homemade explosives ever found in the US—and they have plenty of searching left to do, reports CNN . The resident, unemployed software engineer George Jakubec, has been charged with two bank robberies and bomb... More »

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