12:35pm

Fri March 25, 2011
The Two-Way

Arrest Made In Detroit Bomb Case

A Michigan man "who blames the FBI for his father's murder and claims to be 'nominated President of the United States' was arrested Thursday on charges of planting a bomb last week at the McNamara Federal Building," The Detroit News writes.

The arrest is connected to a situation we posted about on Wednesday — that a private security guard at the federal building put the item aside and didn't tell anyone about it for three weeks. When it eventually was examined by bomb specialists, the device was taken away and detonated.

The suspect, 43-year-old Gary John Mikulich of Kingsford, Mich., "has a lengthy history of mental illness," his family says, according to UpperMichigansSource.com. The Associated Press says a judge today ordered that Mikulich be given a mental health exam. Copyright 2011 National Public Radio. To see more, visit http://www.npr.org/.