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Arthur Corrin Reith, Carter Robert Harrison, and James Thomas Stevens, all of Davidsonville, Md.

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DAVIDSONVILLE, Md. (WUSA9) -- Four teens were arrested for blowing up mailboxes in Anne Arundel County, police said. 

The incidents happened at around 1:00 a.m. in the area of the 1500 block of Patuxent Manor Road in Davidsonville, police said. 

Arthur Corrin Reith, 19, Carter Robert Harrison, 18, and James Thomas Stevens, 19, all of Davidsonville, Maryland, and a 17-year-old were all charged in the crimes, police said. 

"Officers converged on the area as they received another call in reference to a mail box being blown up. The officers could hear the explosions and were stopping all vehicle traffic as a result. Officers located a gray Toyota 4 door on Harwood Drive near Ivy Drive in Harwood and stopped the vehicle, which was occupied by four male subjects. There was evidence in the vehicle that linked them to the destruction to the mail box. Aside from that incident, another mail box was also blown up on Stocketts Run Road in Harwood," police said in a news release. 

The 17-year-old was charged with DUI, Possession of Marijuana and possession of fireworks without a permit, Manufacturing, Possessing and the use of a Destructive Device (two counts each) all on a juvenile citation, police said. 

Reith, Harrison and Stevens were all charged with Possession of Marijuana, possession of fireworks without a permit, two counts of Manufacturing a Destructive Device, two counts of Possessing a Destructive Device and two counts of the use of a Destructive Device. Arthur Reith was also charged with a controlled dangerous substance, schedule IV. 

The Anne Arundel County Fire Marshall's Office and the Postal Inspector were notified. This is a joint investigation with the Fire Marshall's Office. The investigation is ongoing to determine if the suspects are connected to any additional, similar incidents in the area.

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