Fayetteville man found with explosives inside home

Joshua Kompf (Cumberland County Sheriff's Office)

December 15, 2011 7:32:04 PM PST
Fayetteville police arrested a man they say had numerous guns and military grade explosives inside his home.

An investigation into a report of a domestic violence and strangulation case led detectives to the home of Joshua Kompf, 25, of Fayetteville.

Fayetteville Police went to his home in the 300 block of Bahama Loop to serve a domestic violence protective order Wednesday. Officers also performed a search of the residence and found two M-4 rifles, two handguns, a shotgun, steroids, drug paraphernalia, military grade explosives, and military equipment.

Police arrested Kompf, and he is charged with felony possession of steroids, felony maintaining a vehicle or dwelling place for a controlled substance, misdemeanor possession of drug paraphernalia, felony assault by strangulation, cyberstalking, and harassing phone calls.

The Army's Criminal Investigation Division (CID) and the Explosive Ordinance Disposal (EOD) were called in to assist with the investigation.  CID seized the military equipment and EOD took control of the explosives.

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