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Bomb Squad

Everett Basham

Santa Clara Man With Bomb Jailed For Threats Against State Senator Yee

A threat to California State Senator Leland Yee has led to the arrest of a Santa Clara man and the confiscation of explosive materials and a loaded handgun, KPIX 5 has confirmed.

02/13/2013

Suspicious Package

North Beach Streets Reopen After Bomb Squad Removes Suspicious Package

San Francisco police evacuated pedestrians from San Francisco’s North Beach area on Saturday after a suspicious package was reported on a street there.

01/26/2013

Police Sirens

UC Davis Researcher Facing Firearm, Explosives Possession Charges After Explosion

A chemistry researcher at the University of California, Davis who was injured in an explosion at his campus apartment last week faces 10 charges of possessing firearms and explosives.

01/24/2013

San Francisco police responded to an explosive device found near AT&T Park.  (CBS)

SF Bomb Squad Called To Investigate Military Device Found Near AT&T Park

A San Francisco police bomb squad was called out to investigate a piece of military ordinance discovered Thursday near AT&T Park.

01/23/2013

The bomb squad was called to a home on the 900 block of 37th Avenue in Oakland on December 26, 2012, after 5.5 pounds of TNT was found. (CBS)

Bomb Squad Removes World War II-Era Explosives From Oakland Home

The Alameda County sheriff’s bomb squad has safely removed old explosives that a resident had stored at his home in the 900 block of 37th Street near West Oakland, sheriff’s spokesman Sgt. J. D. Nelson said.

12/26/2012

Bomb Squad Investigates Suspicious Device In Oakland Shopping Center

A suspicious device prompted the shutdown of a shopping center in West Oakland for a couple of hours this evening before investigators could determine that the device was harmless.

12/01/2012

Geoffrey McGann (Santa Rita Jail)

No Charges Filed In Oakland Airport Bomb Scare

The Alameda County District Attorney’s Office has declined to file charges against a Southern California artist and teacher who was arrested Thursday evening at Oakland International Airport for wearing a suspicious watch.

11/19/2012

Geoffrey McGann (Santa Rita Jail)

Oakland Airport Passenger Arrested After Watch Creates Bomb Scare

A Southern California man was arrested Thursday evening at Oakland International Airport after airport security found him wearing a watch that looked like a timing device for an explosive, according to an Alameda County sheriff’s spokesman.

11/16/2012

A San Jose Police patrol car. (CBS)

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

Police detonated a live pipe bomb found in a car during a traffic stop in San Jose Wednesday night.

11/08/2012

The San Francisco Police Dept. Bomb Squad at work. (CBS file photo)

Suspicious Package Prompts Street Closures In SF Financial District

A shelter-in-place order was issued after a suspicious package was found in San Francisco’s Financial District late Tuesday morning, a San Francisco police officer said.

10/30/2012

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