Michael Lee Hunter, king, pipe bomb

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KING, N.C. – Police in King arrested a man after they found a pipe bomb in his car.

The police department said they stopped Michael Lee Hunter early Thursday morning at the intersection of Doral and Big Oaks drives. They suspected he was under the influence.

Police said they found the homemade bomb in his car. The Winston-Salem Police Department Bomb Squad responded and helped safely detonate the bomb.

Hunter is charged with Manufacturing a Weapon of Mass Destruction, Possession of Cocaine, Possession of Drug Paraphernalia and Driving While Impaired. He is in the Forsyth County Jail under a $40,000 bond.

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