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Jersey man charged after investigators finds guns, explosives: officials

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Union Township explosive device

UNION TOWNSHIP, NJ (PIX11) – A 62-year-old New Jersey man is facing multiple weapons charges for handguns and explosive materials after he was allegedly seen setting off small explosives near the Route 22 corridor in Union.

Alfred Intrabartolo, 62, was arrested after police found a garden variety of handguns and explosives in his vehicle and home.  Intrabartolo was charged with second-degree unlawful possession of a weapon,  illegal second-degree certain persons not to own firearms and third-degree possession of a destructive device.

Intrabartolo remained on $250,000 cash bail late Monday night.

A man identified by witnesses as Intrabartolo was seen on Monday allegedly tossing an explosive resembling a large firecracker out of his moving car.

He was subsequently arrested and a search of his car turn up a loaded .32 caliber handgun.  A search of Intrabartolo’s property turned up two additional handguns, a shotgun and additional low-grade explosive materials and gunpowder.

No one was injured.