Oahu man indicted for alleged bomb plot

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HONOLULU (KHON2) — An Oahu man was indicted by a federal grand jury on Sept. 30 for allegedly plotting to blow up a Honolulu high-rise. Charges include one count of possession of a chemical weapon and one count of possession of an unregistered destructive device, according to documents from the Hawaii U.S. Attorney.

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Authorities arrested 20-year-old Ethan Sandomire at his Waialae Iki home in March.

According to the indictment, Sandomire allegedly targeted an unnamed apartment complex, planning to use some sort of explosive or chemical agent.

Prosecutors say he allegedly purchased various chemicals on the internet to carry out this plan.

If convicted, Sandomire could face life in prison.

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