The north Georgia college student who says she’s like to blow up toilets in the woods for fun is now in real serious trouble.
Celia Alchemy Savage was indicted Thursday by a federal grand jury that accused her of making pipe bombs.
Savage, 23, is charged with three counts of making and possessing explosive devices and possessing firearms while unlawfully using controlled substances, U.S. Attorney Sally Quillan Yates said.
Law enforcement agencies raided Savage’s home May 30 and found pipe bombs, firearms and suspected illegal drugs.
Savage allegedly told the FBI that her hobby is blowing up toilets in the woods. To do that, she made five to seven pipe bombs.
"Manufacturing explosive devices and detonating them for recreation was her hobby," according to an ATF report.
Savage told federal agents that she had made between five and seven pipe bombs of various sizes and a "cherry bomb," which she described as a tennis ball containing gun powder, according to the statement from a Federal Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives agent. She told the agents she knew it was wrong or against the law to make the devices, but said it was her hobby and she is passionate about it, according to the statement.
One of those toilet-exploding expeditions made its way to YouTube, her father admits.
"She likes to hunt and fish," Tommy Savage told Channel 2 Action News about his daughter. "She loves shooting. She goes sky diving. All kinds of stuff like that that you wouldn't really typically think of a young lady doing."
Ms. Savage studies auto mechanics at North Georgia Technical College in Clarkesville.
Her public Facebook profile show several pictures of Savage with her fire arms. Plus number statements about her distaste for the people that have charged her.
"I despise all law enforcement and any governing authority," her Facebook profile states. "I am not one for selective targeting but mass destruction."
But Mr. Savage says this is none of the government’s business. Just a little country girl having fun in the woods.
"The government, don't have a whole lot of use for," Savage said. "I think everybody ought to be able to stay on their property, do whatever the heck they want to."
Mr. Savage says his daughter is not a terrorist, militia member, or a drug user. He’s not a big fan of some her friends, though.
Savage is charged with possession of an unregistered destructive device and possession of a firearm by an unlawful user of a controlled substance, according to the warrant obtained against her.
Savage's court-appointed lawyer Jake Waldrop did not immediately return a phone call.