Australia: A Homemade Explosive Has Damaged An Adelaide House

Just after midnight on Tuesday 19 January, an explosion was reported in Bauhinia Drive, Parafield Gardens. The front window of the house shattered but there were no reported injuries to the six occupants. Crime scene investigators attended and examined the Read More …

South Australia: Man charged after police allegedly found drugs and explosive device at Osborne property

A property in a normally quiet South Australian neighbourhood was stormed by heavily armed police today, where they allegedly uncovered prohibited drugs, stashes of money and an explosive device. A man and woman who live at the Modlavia Walk property Read More …

Adelaide man with rocket fuel, dozens of IEDs had an ‘unhealthy hobby’ making explosives, court hears

A man had five homemade rockets, 27 improvised explosive devices (IEDs) and almost 1.5 kilograms of rocket fuel at his Adelaide home because of his “unhealthy hobby” of manufacturing bombs, a court has heard. Lawyers for Phillip John Copley told Read More …

South Australia: Man pleads guilty to possessing ‘significant’ explosive device containing nails, gravel and rocks

The South Australian bomb squad described a firecracker containing almost 150 nails and rocks as an “improvised hand grenade” which was found in the possession of a man in Adelaide’s northern suburbs, a court has heard. The court was told Read More …