45-8-335. Possession of explosives. (1) A person commits the offense of possession of explosives if the person possesses, manufactures, transports, buys, or sells an explosive compound, flammable material, or timing, detonating, or similar device for use with an explosive compound or incendiary device and:
(a) has the purpose to use the explosive, material, or device to commit an offense; or
(b) knows that another has the purpose to use the explosive, material, or device to commit an offense.
(2) A person convicted of the offense of possession of explosives shall be imprisoned in the state prison for any term not to exceed 20 years or be fined an amount not to exceed $50,000, or both.