Maine teen found with lots of ammo, Nazi items

Posted July 23, 2009, at 10:08 a.m.

RICHMOND, Maine — Maine police investigating a 16-year-old suspected of theft discovered 4,000 rounds of ammunition, a bulletproof vest and helmet, a shotgun, a deactivated grenade and Nazi-related items during a search of his room.

The boy was arrested on a theft charge July 12 for allegedly stealing more than $10,000 from his parents.

Police also confiscated makeshift weapons; a shotgun; and assorted materials,including a Nazi flag and an armband with a swastika on it.

Police said the boy was fascinated by military-related television shows.