New Hampshire Man Charged Following Gender Reveal Explosion

KINGSTON, New Hampshire (WBZ NewsRadio) — A man in Kingston, New Hampshire was charged with disorderly conduct for a gender reveal explosion that was heard and felt by nearby residents in New Hampshire and Massachusetts.

Anthony Spinelli was charged on Monday, reports the Associated Press.

Officials say 80 pounds of Tannerite was used, which is an explosive used as a target for firearms practice and is sold over the counter.

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On the night of April 20, Kingston police received reports of a loud explosion. Kingston is located not far from the Massachusetts stateline.

When police responded to Torromeo quarry, they found people who acknowledged they held a gender reveal party with explosives.

Residents in the area said the blast rocked their homes and some reported property damage because of the blast.

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