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If it had not been for early intervention, Grant Accord, a 17- year old student of West Albany High School would have succeeded in blasting his High School. His foiled bombing strategy was immaculately planned, similar to the 1999 Columbine High School incident, reveals Captain Eric Carter of the Albany police department.

Captain Eric reveals that they were fortunate to be tipped well in advance about Acord’s plan as the evidence found suggests draconian consequences. Two exhaustive searches by the Albany police department officers have exposed no bomb threats at the High School, which is a good sign. The searches were held on Thursday and Friday with the latter inspection being conducted using a canine bomb detection unit from the Oregon State. The authorities have not found any bombs during their search.

Accord was arrested at his mother’s residence in North Albany without incident, on Thursday.  While searching for evidence against him, the police officers found six home-made bombs that included pipe bombs, Molotov cocktails and napalm bombs. These were hidden under the floorboards in Acord’s bedroom. Moreover, a detailed checklist that Accord was following to give direction to his plan was also obtained.  According to Attorney John Haroldson of the Benton County district, if the case goes to court, Acord will face the charge of attempted murder like an adult, under the Oregon law. Currently he has been taken to a juvenile jail.  A detailed affidavit listing evidence against Acord will be released this Tuesday.

  
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Haroldson claims that the suspect was working based on a very methodical process. “This was not driven by emotion, this was driven by a mission.” The allegations placed on Acord have shocked high school students. A senior, Dennis Reilly informs that he used to talk to the suspect at times and he seemed to be a “pretty nice guy.”

As of now Harold has declined to provide the dates specified for the bombings in the evidence found. But, he confirms that it will be included in the court paperwork slated to be filed after the Memorial Day weekend. Harold also states that he sees no reason for Acord to have taken such steps, as he is not aware of any major problems that the boy had requiring him to be suspended from school. Acord will be charged for his alleged crime on Tuesday in Benton County Circuit Court in Corvallis.

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