Washington: Centralia police arrest Olympia man accused of December ATM bombing, theft

Centralia detectives have arrested an Olympia man accused of bombing and stealing from a First Security Bank ATM last month. Ryan Thomas Moulder, 39, is one of two people police believe used an unknown improvised explosive device at the ATM Read More …

Washington: FBI investigates ATM explosion at Centralia bank

The Centralia Police Department said Saturday afternoon that two unidentified suspects exploded the 1st Security Bank ATM on South Tower Avenue this morning using an improvised explosive device and then fled in a late 1990s or early 2000s four-door Honda Read More …

Washington: Homemade explosive laboratory, underground bunker found at Arlington man’s home

An Arlington man already booked into jail is facing more charges after bomb squad technicians found a homemade explosive laboratory and underground bunker at his home. Deputies with the Snohomish County Sheriff’s Office responded to a home in the 19300 Read More …

Washington: Lacey police investigating homemade bomb found in woods

Detectives with the Lacey Police Department and Washington State Patrol are investigating a homemade explosive device that had partially detonated in the woods near the 4800 block of Yelm Highway. Police were dispatched at around 1 p.m. Wednesday to the Read More …

Washington: Bomb squad called to Woodway after homemade explosive found

A report of a suspicious device in the Town of Woodway Tuesday morning turned out to be a homemade explosive device that was removed by the Everett Police Department’s bomb squad. That’s according to Edmonds police, which contracts with Woodway Read More …

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 …

TSA, SEA Airport officials salute role working canines play in transportation security operations

SEATTLE – To coincide with National Work Like a Dog Day, officials with the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) and Seattle-Tacoma International Airport (SEA) on Thursday highlighted the role working canines play in transportation security operations. The TSA and Port of Read More …

Washington: “Fake Bomb” Suspect Also Had An Actual Ied And Gun Powder To Make It Work

Police say John Spradlin, the suspect found on Monday to be in possession of a realistic looking but fake explosive device in Port Angeles, was also in possession of an actual IED and the explosive powder needed to make it Read More …