GALESBURG, Ill. (KWQC) - UPDATE: Lt. Russ Idle with the Galesburg Police Department says investigators do not at this point have reason to believe there was intent to harm anyone with these homemade devices. However, in a police report, Stephen Rowland's fiance told officers she was worried about his mental state due to him watching videos about making bombs.
Officers searched Rowland's apartment on the 100 block of W. Simmons Street where they found pill boxes containing small plastic tubes made of filters and black powder.
Rowland is scheduled for a bond reduction hearing on October 6th and then a preliminary hearing on October 23rd.
EARLIER: Galesburg police have arrested 54-year-old Stephen Rowland with three possible explosive devices.
According to police, the man's fiance lives with Rowland and saw what he was doing with the devices. She turned the items from their apartment over to the police.
Rowland faces three counts of unlawful use of a weapon. The Federal Burea of Alcohol, Tobacco, and Firearms has taken custody of the explosives.