Tuesday, March 12, 2013
Jesse Holland works as an overnight security guard at Waltham High School.
The Waltham High School security guard recently arrested for having bomb-making materials is free on bail after a Monday, March 11 court hearing, according to WBZ-TV. Jesse Holland, 23, of Garnder was freed after a hearing at Leominster District Court two weeks after his arrest in Leominster for possession of bomb-making materials, according to WBZ-TV. Holland must stay away from weapons and dangerous materials and submit to GPS monitoring. "He is a goofball, he is a knucklehead and he made a wrong decision, but there was no harmful intent," Holland's mother, Debbie, told WBZ-TV. Jesse Holland's defense attorney, Sean Smith, told the judge Holland only intended to mix the materials in into a thermite bomb in his back yard according to WBZ-…
Sunday, March 3, 2013
Miss a Waltham headline this week? Catch up with our weekly news roundup.
A 65-year-old Waltham man was struck by a car and suffered a head injury. William "Bill" Walsh, a beloved member of the Waltham community, died. A Waltham High School security guard was arrested with bomb-making materials. A deal for the city to acquire the Fernald site edged closer to fruition.
Thursday, February 28, 2013
Jesse Holland, 23, of Garnder, is facing charges for possessing bomb-making materials.
The dangerousness hearing for a Waltham High School security guard arrested with bomb-making materials he allegedly stole from the school has been delayed, according to the Worcester County District Attorney spokesman Paul Jarvey. The hearing for Jesse Holland was originally set for March 6, but has been postponed to March 11, Jarvey told Waltham Patch. The hearing will be held at Leominster District Court. Holland, 23, of Gardner, was arrested on Feb. 27 after police caught him with bomb-making materials he allegedly stole from the school. Holland reportedly told police he never intended to make a bomb from the materials.
Jesse Holland, 23, allegedly stole bomb-making materials from Waltham High School.
The Waltham High School security guard arrested with bomb-making items he allegedly stole from the school never made any specific threat to use the materials against anybody or a specific place, according to WBZ-TV. Jesse Holland, 23, of Gardner, was arrested and charged on Feb. 27 with possession of a stun gun, possession of a class A drug and possession of an infernal machine (bomb-making materials). The suspect was arraigned in court on Feb. 27 and was ordered held pending a dangerousness hearing, according to a joint press release from Waltham Mayor Jeannette McCarthy and Waltham Public Schools Superintendent Susan Nicholson. Leominster Police Officer Shane Rodriguez, who arrested Holland, told WBZ-TV, “He expressed no intention or …
The suspect allegedly admitted to stealing the materials from Waltham High School.