Two Topeka Men Charged For Making, Possessing Pipe Bomb

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TOPEKA, Kan. (WIBW) - Two Topeka men have been federally charged for making and possessing a pipe bomb.

35-year-old Joseph Rogers is charged with one count of making the destructive device, and 21-year-old Kyle Roe is charged with possessing the device.

The metal tubing device was inserted into a PVC pipe and then inserted into a cardboard tube.

The device was capable of causing serious injury or death if it would have exploded.

If convicted, the two face a maximum of 10 years in prison and a $250,000 fine.