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Police Detonate Live Pipe Bomb After San Jose Traffic Stop; Driver Arrested

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A San Jose Police patrol car. (CBS)

A San Jose Police patrol car. (CBS)

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SAN JOSE (CBS SF) — Police detonated a live pipe bomb found in a car during a traffic stop in San Jose Wednesday night.

Officers stopped the driver of the car for a traffic violation near the intersection of North First Street and Matrix Boulevard at 8:48 p.m.

After a search of the vehicle, police found a suspicious device and called in a bomb squad.

KCBS’ Matt Bigler Reports:

The bomb squad arrived shortly after 10 p.m. and detonated the pipe bomb without incident or injuries, police said.

The adult male suspect was in custody Thursday morning, police said.

(Copyright 2012 by CBS San Francisco and Bay City News Service. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.)

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