Virginia: Authorities find bomb-making materials, partial IED, smoke bombs and firework mortars inside Henrico home during investigation

Authorities found bomb-making materials, a partial improvised explosive device, smoke bombs and firework mortars inside a Henrico County home last week, according to a search warrant. The investigation forced some nearby residents to leave their homes until the next day.

Henrico police found items that posed a potential threat inside a home in the 7200 block of Durwood Crescent on March 17, prompting about 20 houses within a 100-yard radius to evacuate. Police shut down multiple streets in the neighborhood and asked some residents in the area to shelter in place.

The items were discovered after police received a call about an alleged domestic incident involving two people living inside the home, Michael O. Hardy and Sydney Crowe.

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Source: MSN News/WRIC News