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Southbury man sentenced to prison for detonating pipe bomb

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A man from Southbury who detonated a pipe bomb in Woodbury has been sentenced to 57 months in prison.

Brian Fluman, 34, pleaded guilty to one count of possession of a destructive device by a convicted felon back in November.

According to court reports, Fluman detonated a pipe bomb, which he had built, near Upper Grassy Hill Road in June.

Investigators conducted a court-authorized search of Fluman's residence and seized three pipes and a semi-automatic rifle, among other items.

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