Iowa: Potential IED Discovered in Mobile Home Park

TRIPwire, 11 September 2019

On 10 September 2019 at approximately 1720 hours local time, the Marion Police and Fire Departments, Linn County Bomb Squad, and Linn County Sheriff’s Office responded to reports of a suspicious item in a yard at a mobile home park. The device appeared to be a canister partially wrapped in duct tape with two rechargeable batteries, wires, a washing machine timer, and a red LED light. The Linn County Bomb Squad used a robot to render safe the device and removed it from the scene.