Explosive set off in Georgia neighborhood damages multiple homes


An explosive set off in a Georgia neighborhood over the weekend damaged a car and multiple homes, police said.

Several Winder residents called 911 around 3:15 a.m. Saturday, saying that they had been woken up by a “loud explosion,” according to a news release from the Winder Police Department.

Officers responded to Holly Drive near McNeal Road and Brookview Terrace and found that someone had “set off some explosive material” near a mailbox that was by the road and in front of several homes, police said.

Anyone with information is asked to call Detective Wayne Manthe at 770-867-2156 or the GBI Athens office at 706-552-2309, police said.

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Source: The Kansas City Star