Dropping Bombs: Insight on JBLM EOD community partnership

JOINT BASE LEWIS-MCCHORD, Wash. – With just a quick drive over to Lewis North on Joint Base Lewis-McChord, one can find a rather explosive scene. That’s because it’s home to the 3rd Explosive Ordnance Disposal Battalion. The unit’s main purpose Read More …

Portland Police: Man arrested and commercial grade fireworks seized after Molotov cocktail thrown at PPB officers

Loaded rifle seized in arrest. Deputies arrested a man believed to have thrown a Molotov cocktail at PPB officers. Deps. seized a rifle with a full magazine. They also recovered additional magazines, commercial grade fireworks, a knife & spray paint Read More …

DHS chief details attacks by rioters on law enforcement in Portland with sledgehammers, IEDs

Acting Homeland Security Secretary Chad Wolf on Thursday detailed to senators the assaults that federal law enforcement had been subjected to from rioters in Portland — saying officers had been attacked with weapons including sledgehammers and improvised explosive devices (IED). Read More …

FBI Portland Statement on Portland Violence

“The FBI’s role is to investigate violent crime and hold those accountable who are engaging in violent acts or significant destruction of property. Our investigations involve specific violations of federal law, including arson, the use of improvised explosive devices, and Read More …

Oregon: Bomb squad remove 6 IED’s from Monmouth home; deputies arrest burglary suspects

Polk County Sheriff’s Office said deputies found six improvised explosive devices at a residence while arresting two burglary suspects Wednesday. The sheriff’s office said deputies were investigating several burglaries and thefts that had occurred in southern Polk County. The investigation Read More …