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Marc Steven Ormando and Sean Patrick
Gunther (SFPD)

Undercover SFPD Operation Nabs Suspected Bomb Makers, Barrels Of Dangerous Chemicals

Sean Patrick Gunther, 37 and Marc Steven Ormando, 47 were booked on booked on multiple counts of unlawful possession and sales of destructive devices after their arrest on March 6th. The bookings came after an undercover operation by the Special Investigation Division “spanning several months,” according to SFPD

03/13/2014

Redding Mobile Home Burns

Shasta Co. Authorities Incinerate Explosives-Packed Mobile Home

Sheriff’s deputies in Redding burned down a mobile home where more than 60 pounds of highly volatile explosive material was found.

02/16/2014

Shasta County authorities block access to a neighborhood in Redding on February 14, 2014 after 60 pounds of volatile explosives were found in a mobile home. (CBS)

Redding Neighborhood Evacuated After 60 Pounds Of Explosives Found In Home

Authorities prepared Friday to burn down a mobile home where they said more than 60 pounds of highly volatile explosive material was found.

02/15/2014

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Sheriff Prepares To Burn Down Mobile Home Filled With Explosives In Redding

Sheriff’s deputies in Redding are preparing to burn down a mobile home where more than 60 pounds of highly volatile explosive material was found, forcing dozens of nearby residents to evacuate.

02/14/2014

Everett Basham

Santa Clara Man Pleads No Contest For Threat Against State Sen. Yee

A Santa Clara engineer charged with threatening a state lawmaker over a firearms bill pleaded no contest Monday to seven felony and three misdemeanor charges.

10/28/2013

A woman is loaded into an ambulance after he was injured by one of two bombs exploded during the 117th Boston Marathon near Copley Square on April 15, 2013 in Boston, Massachusetts. (Jim Rogash/Getty Images)

Boston Marathon Bombs Believed To Be Pressure Cookers Filled With Shrapnel

Federal agents zeroed in Tuesday on how the Boston Marathon bombing was carried out – with kitchen pressure cookers packed with explosives, nails and other lethal shrapnel – but said they still didn’t know who did it and why.

04/16/2013

Everett Basham

Man Pleads Not Guilty To Threatening State Senator Yee

A Santa Clara man pleaded not guilty Thursday to possessing assault rifles, explosives and bomb-making materials and to threatening a public official in a dispute over gun control.

02/21/2013

Everett Basham

Santa Clara Man Charged With Threatening State Senator Yee

A Santa Clara man was charged Friday with possessing assault weapons, explosives and bomb-making materials after the California Highway Patrol tracked an emailed death threat to Democratic state Sen. Leland Yee of San Francisco.

02/15/2013

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

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

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