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Felony charges against two men accused of making a homemade explosive device April 27 were dropped Aug. 2 during their preliminary hearings in Calvert County District Court.
Robert J. Bysheim, 23, and Charles E. Fabritz, 27, both of Lusby, were issued criminal summonses May 2 charging them both with three counts of reckless endangerment and one count of manufacturing and possessing a man-made destructive device.
The charges of manufacturing and possessing a man-made destructive device were dropped by the state and a new court date for both Bysheim and Fabritz for the misdemeanor charges of reckless endangerment was set for Sept. 21.
At about 7:51 p.m. April 27, EMS staff responded to a Dry Creek Court home in Lusby in reference to a homemade explosive launching device detonating and injuring a 23-year-old manís hand, according to a press release.
The Office of the Maryland State Fire Marshal was notified by the Calvert County Control Center, and officials arrived on the scene at about 8:30 p.m. Bysheim was taken to Calvert Memorial Hospital for treatment.