California: IIDs and Chemicals Found in Residence

Submitted by Mahtab7 on Thu, 03/23/2023 - 13:58
TRIPwire, 23 March 2023 On 21 March 2023, officers from Sacramento and Elk Grove police departments, Sacramento County Sheriff’s Office deputies, and FBI agents executed a search warrant at a residence in Elk Grove and discovered improvised incendiary devices (IIDs) and chemicals used to make them, following an investigation into several explosions in South Sacramento in recent months targeting portable restrooms and garbage cans. No further details about the IIDs and chemicals have been released. According to authorities, the explosions resulted in property damage, but no injuries have been reported. A 61-year-old male suspect was arrested and charged with possessing and manufacturing an explosive device. The investigation into the explosions is ongoing.