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Bomb Squad

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

Oakland police cruisers (CBS)

Suspicious Packages Prompt Oakland Street Closures

Oakland police have shut down streets while they investigate two suspicious packages discovered at 16th Street and Telegraph Avenue.

10/29/2012

A SFPD bomb squad robot approaches a suspicious package at the UCSF child care center at 610 Parnassus Ave., October 15, 2012. (CBS)

Suspicious Package At UCSF Prompts Evacuations, Street Closures

Police gave the all-clear after a suspicious package discovered near the University of California at San Francisco Medical Center Monday morning was found to be harmless, a university spokeswoman said.

10/15/2012

Authorities said a bomb disposal team from the FBI and the Solano County Sheriff’s Department detonated bomb making materials found in a home on October 11, 2012. (CBS)

Vallejo Police Identify Man Accused Of Making Bombs

Keith Allen Oliveira was arrested on suspicion of possessing material with the intent of making explosive devices and possession of a destructive device near a school.

10/12/2012

Authorities said a bomb disposal team from the FBI and the Solano County Sheriff’s Department detonated bomb making materials found in a home on October 11, 2012. (CBS)

Explosives Found In Vallejo Home, Man Arrested

Authorities were sent to an East Vallejo home Thursday, after police said they received a credible threat of explosives inside the home.

10/11/2012

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Crate Of Ether Safely Detonated At Napa Fairgrounds

Authorities safely detonated a volatile and dangerous crate of decades-old ether in “one shot” at the Napa County Fairgrounds in Calistoga Tuesday afternoon, a Napa County sheriff’s captain said.

10/09/2012

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