Abilene man indicted for "bomb like" weapon

ABILENE,TX - The Taylor County grand jury indicted this Abilene man accused of having a "bomb like" weapon.
Court records show 28-year-old Keilyn Batts is being charged with possession of a prohibited weapon.
It was reported to authorities that a black bottle with a fuse had a mix of loose bb’s and a commercial firework was found in a room at motel 6 in December 2016.
Investigators traced it back to Batts he allegedly left the explosive in the room.
Records show Batts admitted possession of the weapon.
He remains behind bars on a $100,000 bond.

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