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North Augusta man had pipe bombs when arrested

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An investigation revealed that a North Augusta man had two pipe bombs in his possession Saturday when he was pulled over on speeding charges in Aiken.

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Aiken police stopped Darin Lee Mabrey, 36, in the Kroger parking lot on Whiskey Road. The bomb unit from the South Carolina Law Enforcement Division was called after police found a suspicious package, a Schedule IV substance and marijuana during a search of the vehicle.

Mabrey, who had an active warrant from the Aiken County Sheriff’s Office, was taken into custody at the scene.

On Thursday, police revealed that the package contained the two pipe bombs. They also discovered the vehicle had been stolen.

According to a news release, Mabrey confessed to knowledge and possession of the pipe bombs to SLED and investigators at the Aiken Department of Public Safety.

He remains in custody at the Aiken County Detention Center on charges of possession of a stolen vehicle, failure to pay, false information to police, possession of a destructive device, possession of a controlled substance, possession of marijuana (second offense) and breach of trust with fraudulent intent $10,000 or more.

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nocnoc
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nocnoc 07/11/14 - 01:20 pm
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Schedule 4 drugs

Since the article and like the police report danced around what Schedule IV drugs are

Schedule IV drugs are, substances, or chemicals are defined as drugs with a low potential for abuse and low risk of dependence. Some examples of Schedule IV drugs are:

Xanax, Soma, Darvon, Darvocet, Valium, Ativan, Talwin, Ambien

Regarding Breech of Trust charge.
http://www.grandstrandlaw.com/lawyer-attorney-1265548.html

AFjoe
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AFjoe 07/11/14 - 02:19 pm
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nocnoc update

Thanks for updates for us folks that don't keep up with particulars.
To use an old indian (not PC correct) saying "He in heap big trouble"

corgimom
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corgimom 07/11/14 - 03:17 pm
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This is what a Schedule IV drug is

1.The drug or other substance has a low potential for abuse relative to the drugs or other substances in schedule III.
2.The drug or other substance has a currently accepted medical use in treatment in the United States.
3.Abuse of the drug or other substance may lead to limited physical dependence or psychological dependence relative to the drugs or other substances in schedule III.

It's not that they have a low risk; it's just that the risk is lower compared to a Schedule III drug. But drug addiction is drug addiction, and it doesn't much matter if it's III or IV.

Some doctors think Ativan is worse to get off of than heroin, and many doctors don't prescribe it anymore.

And all of the Schedule IV's are abused and sold as street drugs.

SimpleGirl
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SimpleGirl 07/11/14 - 04:05 pm
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Want to know

What in the world is wrong with people?!? It's so much easier living right.

hoptoad
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hoptoad 07/12/14 - 06:34 am
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** Pushed the wrong button!!

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Pushed the wrong button!!

hoptoad
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hoptoad 07/12/14 - 06:28 am
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It always made me wonder why

It always made me wonder why people use drugs of any kind, unless they are ill and must take them for health reasons.

There is so much in living a clean life that can get one high. I guess it may be an escape from reality.

hoptoad
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hoptoad 07/12/14 - 06:32 am
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It's always made me wonder

It's always made me wonder why people use drugs to escape reality. There's so much in a clean life to get high on.

What's scary is knowing so much of this is going on in our city. I just read of the 23 arrests made for heroin and meth.

What's also scary is his possession of the pipe bombs. I wonder what those were going to be used for?

itsanotherday1
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itsanotherday1 07/12/14 - 10:17 am
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Pipe Bombs

Could they have been homemade fireworks? Some of the stuff I heard over the 4th weekend sounded like a stick of dynamite.

Several years ago a friend of a friend brought some to my buddy's lake house. After he fired one off down by the lake, my buddy demanded to know what he had just exploded. He showed him the sticks of PVC, and my buddy made him leave. He would have called the sheriff but the "friend" talked him out of it since it was his son's guest.

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reader54 07/12/14 - 11:21 am
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no statement

The guy is pulled over in a stolen car and gives a statement that he knew that the bombs were inside the car. Not smart. If stolen, there is always reasonable doubt as to his knowledge. Just saying, never give a statement to the authorities especially if you are innocent.

Darby
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Darby 07/12/14 - 11:23 am
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Another glimmering

jewel of colossal ignorance.

Man of the year material!

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