Bloomington man sentenced for putting pipe bomb in mailbox

By WEEK Producer

April 11, 2014 Updated Apr 11, 2014 at 11:37 PM CDT

MACON COUNTY, Ill -- A Bloomington man Friday got the maximum ten-year sentence for putting a pipe bomb in a mailbox.

Lloyd Lockwood, 47, placed the bomb inside a mailbox at a home in
Decatur in March of 2011.

Lockwood faced two federal charges: possession of an unregistered destructive device and being a felon in possession of a destructive device.