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Resident finds possible explosive device

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Wilson County News
June 4, 2013, 10:27pm
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FLORESVILLE -- Residents living in the 700-block of Fourth Street (U.S. 181 Business) are on edge tonight, following the discovery of a possible explosive device.

Sgt. Devin Keen of the Floresville Police Department said police responded at approximately 9 p.m. after a resident called police. The woman reported that she was doing yard work when she noticed a crawl-space vent cover was missing from the front of the home. She also reported seeing a blinking light.

Police determined that the device could be a pipe bomb, which prompted the evacuation of all residents living within 300 yards of the home. Members of the San Antonio Police Department's bomb squad arrived at the scene at 10:44 p.m.

Traffic on Fourth Street, between Peach and Standish streets, is being diverted.


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In the know  
June 5, 2013 5:56pm
That's right Delightful. Mr. Pena, are you calling in the right legal dogs to investigate this? Do any high school students live in that residence or in the immediate area? Have the cops taken any finger prints? You know ... More ›

June 5, 2013 3:49pm
Where are the Texas Rangers when you need them. Oh, I forgot, they are checking out Miller's tax returns! Pay attention tax-paying citizens!

William J. Gibbs Jr.  
June 5, 2013 3:46pm
The video shows members of the San Antonio Police Department bomb squad destroying the device. After analyzing the pieces, they determined that it was not an actual explosive device but a hoax meant to cause fear. The U.S. Bureau ... More ›

June 5, 2013 8:53am
Video posted

Nannette Kilbey-Smith, Editor  
June 5, 2013 12:10am
The evacuation has been lifted for the area around the home.

Nannette Kilbey-Smith, Editor  
June 5, 2013 12:08am
The bomb squad detonated two items that appeared to be explosive devices. ATF is investigating.

June 4, 2013 11:43pm
Very scary

Senior Citizen  
Wilson County  
June 4, 2013 11:35pm
Say it isn't so . .. .

June 4, 2013 11:18pm
My daughter came home from school today and stated that there was rumor going around that there was a bomb threat for the graduation on Friday? Any truth to this because the school has not said anything or sent anything to the ... More ›

June 4, 2013 10:58pm
How scary

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