Washington: No Injuries in ‘Isolated Incident’ Involving Improvised Explosives in Grays Harbor County

A man was arrested and several hotel rooms in the 600 block of West Wishkah Street in Aberdeen were evacuated around 4:30 p.m. on Friday after officers found improvised explosive devices “in plain view of a hotel room,” the Aberdeen Police Department reported this week.

The Washington State Patrol Bomb Squad responded and assisted in removing several viable devices from the room without incident.

Aberdeen officers responded at approximately 4:28 p.m. on Sept. 16 after they received a call from a mental health response team informing them “a male was claiming he had modified fireworks into explosives in the 600 block of West Wishkah Street,” according to a news release from the Aberdeen Police Department.

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Source: The Chronicle