Tuesday, June 6, 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.
Tuesday, June 6, 2023 - 15:53
TRIPwire, 6 June 2023 On 3 June 2023, Muncie Police Department officers responded to a residence on West 15th Street after a suspect threw improvised incendiary devices (IIDs), described as Molotov cocktails, at a neighbor's chicken coop and doghouse. No injuries were reported. The 20-year-old suspect was arrested and charged with attempted murder, criminal recklessness with a deadly weapon, criminal mischief, and attempted cruelty to an animal.
Tuesday, June 6, 2023 - 15:49
TRIPwire, 6 June 2023 On 6 June 2023, at approximately 0100 hours local time, Montreal police (SPVM) officers responded to a restaurant in Montreal, after an unidentified suspect was seen throwing an improvised incendiary device (IID), described as a Molotov cocktail, at the facade of the building. Fire crews quickly extinguished the blaze. The building was severely damaged, but no injuries were reported. The SPVM Arson Squad is handling the ongoing investigation.
Monday, June 5, 2023 - 15:48
TRIPwire, 5 June 2023 On 3 June 2023, at approximately 1245 hours local time, Citrus County Sheriff’s Office (CCSO) deputies responded to a residence in Crystal River after an IED was discovered near the mailbox at the end of a driveway. No further device details have been released. The CCSO Bomb Squad responded to assist and confirmed the IED was viable. Bomb technicians used a robot to render the device safe and removed it from the scene for offsite disposal. The incident remains under investigation.
Monday, June 5, 2023 - 15:46
TRIPwire, 5 June 2023 On 2 June 2023, at approximately 1106 hours local time, the Grosse Pointe Farms Department of Public Safety found a suspected pipe bomb after a Pier Park employee alerted authorities that they had thrown a suspicious metal object, found near the pedestrian drop-off area, into the lake. The ATF, Detroit Police Department Bomb Squad, and Michigan State Police responded to assist. The device was recovered from the lake and bomb technicians determined it was a pipe bomb measuring approximately 5-6 inches long, before rendering it safe. No further device details were provided. The investigation is ongoing.
Monday, June 5, 2023 - 15:45
TRIPwire, 5 June 2023 On 5 June 2023, at approximately 1030 hours local time, a victim-operated IED (VOIED), described as a pressure IED, functioned near Tekameta hill in Bijapur district while a Central Reserve Police Force team was cordoning off the area, injuring three police officers. No further device details have been released. No group has claimed responsibility for the attack, and the incident remains under investigation.
Monday, June 5, 2023 - 15:43
TRIPwire, 5 June 2023 On 5 June 2023, at approximately 0230 hours local time, unknown suspects used explosives to attack an ATM at a bank in Hasborn, before fleeing the scene in a vehicle. The blast destroyed the ATM and damaged the building housing it. No further details about the explosives have been released, and it is unclear whether any money was stolen. No injuries were reported. The investigation is ongoing.
Friday, June 2, 2023 - 14:56
TRIPwire, 2 June 2023 On 1 June 2023, at approximately 0450 hours local time, College Station Police Department (CSPD) officers arrested a 56-year-old male suspect after a Department of Public Safety trooper discovered two IEDs, firearms, butane lighters, methamphetamines, and an open alcoholic drink in his vehicle on Turkey Creek Road. The suspect told officers that he was on his way to Easterwood Airport and planned to shoot into the air in an attempt to commit suicide by police. The CSPD’s bomb squad responded and rendered the devices safe. No further device details have been released. The suspect was charged with possessing the IEDs and criminal attempt aggravated assault with a deadly weapon on a public servant, among other charges. The investigation is ongoing.
Friday, June 2, 2023 - 14:55
TRIPwire, 2 June 2023 On 31 May 2023, at approximately 0000 hours local time, Dona Ana County Sheriff (DACS) deputies arrested a 40-year-old male suspect at a park next to Moongate Church in Las Cruces, as he was placing bomb-making material (BMM), described as “an eight-inch galvanized pipe with caps on both ends, a battery bridge, red and black multi meter device, rechargeable batteries, and black and red wires,” in a backpack. DACS Bomb Squad technicians responded to assist. No further details concerning the BMM were released. The suspect is charged with possession of an explosive or incendiary device. The investigation is ongoing.
Friday, June 2, 2023 - 14:53
TRIPwire, 2 June 2023 On 2 June 2023, at approximately 0340 hours local time, local police in Cossonay responded to a bank after unidentified suspects targeted the ATM, functioning an explosive device outside of the building, leaving traces of deflagration and damage to the building. No further device details were released, and no injuries have been reported. An unknown amount of money was stolen from the ATM. The investigation is ongoing.