CLINTON TOWNSHIP — A man with an extensive record of drug and burglary arrests was charged with possessing bombs and hollow-point bullets in his home.

Jeffrey Werch, 34, was arrested Tuesday afternoon by police, who had obtained a warrant to search his home.

Police said they found two pipe bombs and the bullets. State Police was called to search the home with a bomb-sniffing dog.

The Hunterdon County Prosecutor’s Office did not say why Werch allegedly had the explosives.

Werch was being held Friday at Somerset County Jail with bail set at $50,000.

Prosecutors did not release a booking photo of Werch.

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