Latest Pipe bomb Stories

Device That Preserves Evidence While Dismantling Pipe Bomb
2012-08-17 09:33:21

Mobile mechanism from Homeland Security dismantles a pipe bomb while preserving the evidence The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Science and Technology Directorate's (S&T) new low-cost device for dismantling dangerous pipe bombs may look like a tinkerer's project, but that's no accident. The Semi Autonomous Pipe Bomb End-cap Remover (SAPBER) is unassuming in appearance, but sophisticated enough to preserve the forensic evidence needed to track down the perpetrator. "From ten...

Image 1 - Backpacks, Not The Bombs Inside, Key To Finding DNA
2011-12-10 04:20:40

Catching terrorists who detonate bombs may be easier by testing the containers that hide the bombs rather than the actual explosives, according to pioneering research led by Michigan State University. Currently, law enforcement labs tend to test for DNA on the exploded bomb fragments — but this has a low success rate, said David Foran, an MSU forensic biologist and lead investigator on the research project. Through the MSU-led study, researchers obtained DNA from eight backpacks...

2009-05-10 13:12:16

A school bus driver in Hempstead, N.Y., decided to personally deliver two pipe bombs she found to police rather than wait for help, sources say. Sources said the unidentified bus driver found the apparent pipe bombs in her Hempstead home's driveway Friday and instead of waiting for police, chose to deliver the devices to them in her school bus, the New York Post reported Sunday. Unnamed sources said the woman wrapped the possible explosives in blankets before tossing them into her empty bus...

2005-08-11 20:19:51

OKLAHOMA CITY (Reuters) - An Oklahoma man told federal investigators he forgot a pipe bomb he built for fun was in his luggage when tried to board an airplane, according to court documents released on Thursday. Charles Alfred Dreyling Jr., 24, was charged on Thursday with trying to carry the bomb aboard a Delta Airlines flight from Oklahoma City to Atlanta on Wednesday, according to the documents. Dreyling was released Thursday on $10,000 bail. If convicted, he faces up to 10 years...

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