Mendocino County Sheriff's Office
Press Release
(Title of Crime/Incident) 12303 PC [Possession of a destructive device]
Report Number:
2012-4877    
Coroner Number:
   
Crime/Incident:
12303 PC [Possession of a destructive device]
Location:
19150 Summers Lane, Fort Bragg
When: Date: 03-01-2012 Time: 1257 Hours
Victim Info :        
  Name Age Street Address City, State
Victim #1: People of the State
Suspect Info:        
  Name Age Street Address City, State
         
Written by: Sergeant Joseph Comer
Synopsis: On 03-01-2012 at approximately 1257 hours, deputies were dispatched to 19150 Summers Lane in Fort Bragg for a reported found destructive device.

Upon arrival, Deputies spoke to the homeowner who had been recently renovating the rental property. The homeowner called 9-1-1 after locating the suspected destructive device inside a planter pot situated outside a shed, located adjacent to the main residence.

After an initial evaluation of the device, deputies summoned the assistance of the Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office Bomb Disposal Unit.

At approximately 1820 hours, Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office Bomb Disposal Technicians arrived on scene and deployed a bomb disposal robot that was used to render the suspected destructive device safe.

After the device was rendered safe, it was positively identified as a homemade destructive device.

No person(s) have been identified as being responsible for the construction and/or possession of the destructive device.

Anyone with information pertaining to this investigation is encouraged to contact the Mendocino County Sheriff’s Office at 961-2421. Callers may remain anonymous.
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