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Bomb threats, hoaxes have public and police on edge

Cases rise since April 15 attacks

Adam Crane, a 24-year-old truck driver recently discharged from the Army, allegedly set off small pipe bombs in his backyard and at the Burlington reservoir, once blowing up a watermelon.

His lawyer calls Crane an “immature kid who allegedly did something stupid.”

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