Manuel Joyner is the 20-year-old man just arrested over manufacturing and using a bottle bomb at a Godzilla screening at a packed movie theater in Prince George County, MD.

He faces a maximum of 25 years in jail if convicted.


Manuel Joyner

Joyner is considered a suspect in multiple movie theater “bottle-bomb” incidents across the region over the past weeks, according to officials. Two bottle bomb devices were detonated at the Tyson’s Corner AMC theater over the span of a week in May. source.

He was charged with Manufacture/Possession/Detonation of a Destructive Device in connection with an Improvised Explosive Device (IED) that was detonated at the Magic Johnson Movie Theater on May 24.