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Washington: IEDs and BMM Found in Hotel Room, 1 Arrested

Submitted by jrios031 on Wed, 09/21/2022 - 17:18

TRIPwire, 21 September 2022

On 16 September 2022, at approximately 1630 hours local time, Aberdeen Police Department officers responded to a hotel on West Wishkah Street after receiving a call about a man who claimed that he had modified pyrotechnics into IEDs. Officers conducted a search of the hotel room and discovered IEDs and bomb-making material (BMM). No further device details have been released. Washington State Patrol Bomb Squad technicians responded to assist and removed the devices and BMM from the scene. A 51-year-old male suspect was arrested and charged with possession of incendiary devices.