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  • Explosives stolen from Forest Service facility near Red Lodge

    05/01/2013 10:10:13 PM PDT · by Kartographer · 54 replies ^ | 5/1/13
    The federal Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF), the U.S. Forest Service (USFS), and the Carbon County Sheriff's Office (CCSO) are asking for help from the public in gathering information about the theft of approximately 559 pounds of high explosives from a USFS explosives bunker located near Red Lodge. A press release from the ATF says that in April 2013, someone used forced entry to get into an explosives storage facility owned and operated by the U. S. Forest Service. The storage facility is located approximately two miles south of the City of Red Lodge.
  • One ton of explosives found in van in Montreal

    10/17/2008 8:30:46 PM PDT · by Flavius · 25 replies · 1,088+ views
    canadian press ^ | 10/17/08 | canadian press
    MONTREAL -- Police say there’s a link between the seizure of explosives several hundred kilometres northeast of Quebec City and the evacuation of several homes in Montreal today. A school was also locked down as police carried out a search warrant in a nearby apartment building. Provincial police spokesman Claude Ross says three people were arrested and one ton of explosives was found in a van in Mont Joli, about 350 kilometres east of Quebec City. He says the vehicle was intercepted by police outside a doughnut shop, adding that the explosives were stolen from a local contractor.
  • Explosives Stolen in Walla Walla

    08/03/2009 10:53:12 PM PDT · by Cindy · 16 replies · 983+ views ^ | Story Published: Jul 31, 2009 at 6:42 PM PDT | By Holly Zuluaga
    Note: Video included. SNIPPET: "WALLA WALLA--Hundreds of pounds of explosives were stolen from the Port of Walla Walla." SNIPPET: "It’s enough explosives to do serious damage." SNIPPET: "No one knows the intent; the goods were locked up at a storage unit somewhere at the Port of Walla Walla." SNIPPET: "“They took a lot of time to do what they were doing, it was secure,” Jessie Summers said." SNIPPET: "Investigators call this a "significant safety threat."" SNIPPET: "There is a reward if you know anything about this crime. Call 1888-ATF-BOMB if you can help."
  • Agent: Explosives Suspects Untrained (NM)

    12/29/2005 7:06:32 AM PST · by CedarDave · 14 replies · 860+ views
    The Albuquerque Journal ^ | December 29, 2005 | Scott Sandlin
    The explosives stolen from a West Side storage area were powerful enough to have blown shrapnel more than a half-mile along the highways the thieves drove after stealing the material, a federal agent testified Wednesday. None of the suspects apparently had any training in dealing with explosives, said agent Gary Ainsworth of the BATF. When recovered, he said, the explosives and detonators were packed together— a distinctly bad idea with things that go bang. An air unit helped locate the metal shed where the stolen magazines— steel boxes with wooden interiors made specifically for explosives— were being stored. According to...
  • Papers Show How Alleged Explosives Thieves Were Caught (NM)

    12/27/2005 2:14:32 PM PST · by CedarDave · 26 replies · 1,452+ views
    The Albuquerque Journal ^ | Tuesday, December 27, 2005 | Scott Sandlin
    Thieves who stole 400 pounds of explosives from a location west of Albuquerque also apparently took a Wells Cargo trailer used to store them and a truck to haul them, according to a papers unsealed in federal court this morning. The advertised $50,000 reward led a confidential informant to a lawyer's office in Durango on Friday with information about the stolen items and the men who took them, an affidavit reveals. But the documents failed to shed any light on how the thieves knew about the explosives or what they planned to do with them. Information from a confidential source...
  • 4 arrested in connection with the theft of 400 pounds of explosives. Details soon.

    12/23/2005 6:49:19 PM PST · by precedence · 153 replies · 13,032+ views
    Nothing more...just posted on the MSNBC website.