Prosecutors say Northampton County man dropped explosive devices from drone


A Northampton County man is looking into a plea agreement after federal prosecutors accused him of dropping explosives from a drone on his ex-girlfriend's property.

Jason Muzzicato hasn't been charged with detonating any of the explosives that rocked a Washington Township community, but he is facing related charges.

Charles Carcione's surveillance cameras captured one of several explosions that rattled him and his neighbors in Washington Township this spring and summer.

Carcione believed whoever was behind the explosions used a drone to drop explosives and other material.

Prosecutors now say that Jason Muzzicato was dropping explosive devices from a drone on his ex-girlfriend's property.

Muzzicato is not directly charged with detonating explosives or the series of blasts that rocked the township, but he is charged with knowingly operating an aircraft without registration.

His attorney says it was a drone, which the feds now have.

Muzzicato was also charged with illegally having weapons. He was not allowed to have those weapons because of a Protection from Abuse Order.

Investigators say they found improvised explosives and nine guns when they raided his home.

Muzzicato's attorney says they are exploring a plea agreement.

Muzzicato has also been named as a suspect in a series of vehicles vandalized by nails and fluids in the Bangor Area. He's not been charged in that.