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Air traffic controller cuffed over weapon of mass destruction

An air traffic controller who works at a North Carolina airport was arrested Friday for having a weapon of mass destruction.

Paul Dandan, 30, has been charged with possession of a weapon of mass destruction and two counts of weapons offenses.

He was held on $ 45,000 bail.

Authorities have yet to clarify what kind of weapon Dandan had or where he had it.

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But sources told local TV station WSOCTV that explosives were found at his home.

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Dandan’s roommate was also arrested for having bomb-making materials at home.

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Dandan was working at Charlotte Douglas International Airport when he was picked up by federal authorities.

His roommate was arrested for having bomb-making materials, the source told WSOCTV.

Items that could make a pipe-bomb were found in Dandan’s home, the source said. The device wasn’t assembled, but federal agents are involved in the case, according to reports.

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The Federal Aviation Administration has terminated Dandan’s access to the airport.

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