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EAST ST. LOUIS, IL. (KTVI) – Thomas Lee Stanton of Lebanon, Illinois plead guilty to federal explosive charges in East St. Louis federal court.  The 18-year-old admitted in open court that he was in possession of 4 cricket bombs, 2 Molotov cocktail and other bomb making material at the time of his arrest.

Stanton is scheduled to be sentenced on December 13, 2013 and is facing a maximum sentence of 10 year in prison and a fine of $250,000, plus 3 years of supervised release.