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State charges dropped for Glen Burnie bomb suspect
State charges dropped for Glen Burnie bomb suspect

An Anne Arundel County judge agreed Thursday to drop state charges against a man accused of building bombs in his Glen Burnie home. Todd Dwight Wheeler Jr. pleaded guilty in May to one federal firearms charge and faces up to 10 years in federal prison when he's sentenced in September. Given Wheeler's federal plea, Anne Arundel County assistant state's attorney Jason G. Miller asked Judge Paul A. Hackner to drop the local charges during a hearing in Anne Arundel Circuit Court. Neither Wheeler nor his attorney was present for the hearing, which lasted less than a minute. Fire and police investigators began investigating Wheeler on New Year's Day when he burned his...

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