DRB MEDIA COMMUNICATIONS DIGITAL NEWS(031120)-OPD INVESTIGATE EXPLOSIVE DEVICE SUSPECT IN CUSTODY

ODESSA, TEXAS/MARCH 11, 2020-ON MARCH 10TH AT APPROXIMATELY 9:27PM ODESSA POLICE RESPONDED TO LOWE’S HOME IMPROVEMENT LOCATED AT 4101 EAST 42ND STREET IN REFERENCE TO A SUSPICIOUS PERSON. AN UNKNOWN MALE SUBJECT PLACED AN OBJECT ON THE EAST SIDE OF THE BUILDING AND FLED THE SCENE. THE COMPLAINANT THEN HEARD AN EXPLOSION COMING FROM THE EAST SIDE OF THE BUILDING. THE OPD BOMB SQUAD RESPONDED TO THE SCENE AND RETRIEVED THE ITEM, WHICH APPEARED TO BE A HOMEMADE EXPOLSIVE DEVICE. THERE WERE NO REPORTS OF ANY INJURIES. THROUGH THE COUSE OF THE INVESTIGATION THE SUSPECT WAS IDENTIFIED AND LATER LOCATED IN THE 3100 BLOCK OF EASTOVER AND PLACED INTO CUSTODY. THERE WERE NO REPORTS OF ANY INJURIES AND THERE WAS NEVER ANY THREAT TO THE PUBLIC. THE JOINT INVESTIGATION IS ON GOING. FOR DRB MEDIA COMMUNICATIONS DIGITAL NEWS, DANNY BARRERA.

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Author: Danny Barrera