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Service King worker arrested, improvised explosive device found at work station

Posted at 10:42 AM, Jan 12, 2018
and last updated 2018-01-12 19:41:58-05

Officials have one person in custody after what appears to be an explosive device was found at a business in Scottsdale.

Scottsdale police say 31-year-old Michael Mclain made what looks to be a four inch improvised explosive device and had it at his work station.

Police were called by a coworker that was concerned about the device on Friday morning. 

Mclain was arrested Friday when he arrived to work at Service King near Hayden Road and Raintree Drive.

The Arizona Department of Public Safety bomb squad removed the device and Mclain was taken into custody without incident.

Police say when Mclain was questioned about the device he admitted to making it, but said he had no intention to harm anyone.

The repair shop was evacuated for several hours but has since reopened.

Mclain is facing charges of possession/manufacturing of a prohibited weapon, possession of drugs and possession of drug paraphernalia.