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Explosives Found In Johnston County Shop

Posted December 28, 2005 7:45 a.m. EST

— A Johnston County shop manager is in jail and accused of having weapons of mass destruction.

William Austin works at Pure Power ATV on

Highway 301 in Kenly

. Deputies got a tip he storing explosives there.

On Wednesday, authorities went into the store and found two sticks of C-4 dynamite. Austin says he was holding the the explosives for someone else.