North Carolina: IEDs Discovered Inside Home

Submitted by jrios031 on Fri, 11/04/2022 - 15:06

TRIPwire, 4 November 2022

On 2 November 2022, at approximately 1600 hours local time, Eden Police Department officers arrested a 61-year-old male suspect following an ongoing investigation into the suspect’s purchase of bomb-making materials (BMM). A subsequent search of his Eden residence on 3 November uncovered multiple IEDs. No further details about the IEDs have been released. The arrest follows an investigation into citizen’s report of the suspect inquiring about the chemical compositions of fertilizer, specifically nitrogen content, at a local hardware store. The suspect was charged with the manufacture/possession of a weapon of mass destruction, and the incident remains under investigation.