Teen Pleads Guilty in Exploding Pen Case
CHARLOTTE, N.C.--A former CMS student accused of making an exploding pen took a plea deal in court Wednesday.
Several reports say Jessie Bauguess was sentenced to at least 38 months in prison. Bauguess was arrested after a student was injured by the exploding pen at Turning Point Academy in northeast Charlotte.
The student was treated for minor injuries. Fire officials also found items that could be used to make explosives at Bauguess' house on Mount Holly Road.
Buaguess' mother and younger brother were also charged in the case.
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