Australia: Launceston police taskforce seize homemade explosive, guns, drugs and cash

A homemade explosive device and $86,000 worth of cash are among the latest items seized by a Northern taskforce targeting illegal guns. On Monday the Launceston Firearms Taskforce carried out a search warrant at a South Launceston address. Here, police Read More …

Missouri: “Homemade” explosives found at Callaway County conservation area

Callaway County Sheriff’s deputies say they found two objects that were determined to be explosive related, at the McCredie Lake Conservation Area on Wednesday. According to a release from Sheriff Clay Chism, deputies responded to a “suspicious incident” around 6:50 Read More …

Ireland: Garda swoop uncovers makeshift ‘bomb-making’ factory in Drogheda

Gardaí investigating feuding gangs in Drogheda have uncovered a makeshift bomb-making factory in a house in the town. Two pipe bombs, gun powder and a large quantity of firearms ammunition were seized in a house in the Rosevale Estate late Read More …

North Carolina: Search warrants show how police connected man to explosive devices found around Brevard

Newly-obtained search warrants and a probable cause affidavit are shedding light on how police were able to connect a man to more than a dozen explosive devices found around downtown Brevard in March. It all started the morning of Sunday, Read More …

Ohio: Improvised explosive devices found in Akron near railroad tracks

Authorities are investigating after two improvised explosive devices were found within a week of each other in Akron. Both were found near railroad tracks and not too far from homeless encampments. Authorities said only one device was functional and they Read More …

South Carolina: Ongoing investigation in Darlington County led to ‘explosive material’ arrest in Myrtle Beach

Court documents provide new information on what authorities found inside a Myrtle Beach apartment complex that led to an ‘explosive material’ arrest. According to an affidavit, the Myrtle Beach Police Department and the South Carolina Law Enforcement Division were called Read More …

Russia’s FSB thwarts terrorist attack on law enforcement officers in Stavropol region

Russia’s Federal Security Service (FSB) has thwarted a terrorist attack on law enforcement officers in the Stavropol region, the FSB said in a statement on Monday. “The Federal Security Service, the Investigative Committee and the Interior Ministry have thwarted a Read More …