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California: Explosive Device Found in Vehicle During Traffic Stop, 1 Arrested

Submitted by Mahtab7 on Tue, 06/06/2023 - 15:54

TRIPwire, 6 June 2023 On 31 May 2023, at approximately 1250 hours local time, San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Office (SBCSO) deputies discovered an explosive device, described as containing “a total of 200,000mg of explosive powder,” inside a vehicle following a traffic stop on the I-15 Freeway in Victorville. SBCSO Bomb Squad responded to assist and removed the device from the scene. No further device details have been released. A 47-year-old male suspect was arrested and charged with reckless or malicious possession of an explosive device upon a public highway. The investigation is ongoing.