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Juvenile charged with possessing a destructive device


Boca Raton, FL – On Monday, October 10th, Boca Raton Police detectives were conducting a burglary investigation at 3698 NE 4th Avenue.  During this investigation they discovered two suspected destructive devices in a trash can on the swale area of this address.  The devices, approximately 3” by 1.25”, were rendered safe by the Boca Raton EOD (Explosive Ordnance Disposal) Team.


On October 13th, detectives executed a search warrant at this address.  During the search warrant, a stolen .22 caliber rifle was recovered.  Anthony Sasso told Boca Raton detectives he took the explosive devices during a residential burglary, in which he also took the .22 caliber rifle and several other firearms.  Sasso said he saw the explosive devices in a box before he removed it from the Jupiter house. He brought all of the stolen items, including the devices, back to his home.  Sasso said that on Sunday, October 9th, he threw the devices out in the trash.


On Friday, October 14th detectives charged Anthony Sasso with possessing a destructive device. 



Anthony Sasso

17 years old

Boca Raton, FL