Waldorf, MD- Twenty-four year old Rashad Leon Board was arrested following an explosion at a Waldorf home on Thursday morning.

Police responded to a residence on Napa Court around 1:20 a.m. to investigate an explosion. The Fire Marshal’s Office also responded and according to the charging documents, the Sheriff’s Office told the fire marshal that they had seen signs of a detonation and a package.

The report states the front door had signs of ” blast damage associated with an explosive device being initiated.” A window near the door had been shattered and bent, along with ” a scorch mark in the shape of a star pattern on the concrete”.

According to the report, the daughter of the homeowner found the damage when she returned home.

According to documents, the daughter and Board had been having a relationship since 2014 and she was trying to end it.

Board is charged with three counts of attempted first-degree murder, three counts of attempted second-degree murder, possession of a destructive device, reckless endangerment, extortion of less than $1000, harassment, malicious destruction of property, and disturbing the peace. Board
currently being held without bond at the Charles County Detention Center  and has a bail review hearing is scheduled for Monday, April, 29 at Charles County District Court. 

This is a developing story and will be updated as more information is received from the Office of the State Fire Marshal and Charles County Sheriff’s Office.

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