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Police Arrest Man They Say Was Setting off Explosives in Carbondale

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CARBONDALE -- Police in Carbondale arrested a man they say was setting off explosives in the city overnight.

Officers investigated the sounds of several loud explosions in the area of Fallbrook and Dundaff Streets around 5 a.m. Tuesday. They found a man riding an ATV with a rack with three PVC tubes.

Police say Eric Barron was firing quarter-sticks of dynamite into the air.

In addition to two quarter-sticks of dynamite, police say Barron also had a loaded handgun and crystal meth in his possession.

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