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Valley School Security Supervisor Pleads Guilty to Making Explosive Devices
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December 12, 2023

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Angelo Jackson Mendiver, 27, a campus security supervisor at Arvin High School, pleaded guilty Monday to making and mailing explosive devices.

The guilty pleas, which also included conspiracy and lying to FBI agents, were announced by U.S. Attorney Phillip A. Talbert in a news release.

Mendiver’s scheduled sentencing is April 1, 2024. He faces a maximum of five years in prison.

Mendiver Sells Explosive Devices Via Instagram

According to court documents, Mendiver used an Instagram account to sell explosives and explosive materials and worked closely with a Bakersfield high school student to fill transactions and send explosives in the mail to residents outside California.

On June 1, a search warrant executed at Mendiver’s residence in Bakersfield resulted in the seizure of approximately 500 pounds of explosives and explosive materials. Agents seized another 500 pounds of explosives and explosive materials from the juvenile’s residence. At both residences, agents found other items used to make explosives.

In one Instagram message to the juvenile, Mendiver sent a photo of titanium salute, an explosive device, followed by two videos he took of homemade explosive devices that he had made.

Bakersfield police assisted the FBI in the investigation. Assistant U.S. Attorney Karen A. Escobar is prosecuting the case.

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