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Snuckles
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posted 20 August 2007 06:23 PM      Profile for Snuckles   Author's Homepage        Edit/Delete Post  Reply With Quote 
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DETROIT A man who became the subject of a book called "The Radioactive Boy Scout" after trying to build a nuclear reactor in a shed as a teenager has been charged with stealing 16 smoke detectors. Police say it was a possible effort to experiment with radioactive materials.

David Hahn, 31, was being held Friday on a $5,000 bond in the Macomb County Jail after he was arraigned Thursday on felony larceny charges. Clinton Township police Capt. Richard Maierle said Hahn denied the charges.. . .

. . .Police say that Hahn's face was covered with open sores, possibly from constant exposure to radioactive materials.


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