WMFD TV

Search Archive WMFD.com News

www.wmfd.com - Ontario Police found a "works" bomb that exploded in the mailbox of a local business on South Rock Road Wednesday evening. }}" />

   
 
 
Works Bomb found in mailbox

Story By: Brigitte Coles

 

 

 
 
 
  Email Story to Friend
   
  Original Published: 7/11/2013

Ontario Police found a "works" bomb that exploded in the mailbox of a local business on South Rock Road Wednesday evening. Capt. Dale Myers said the 2-liter "works" bomb was found at 8:42 p.m. in the mail box of Speck Builders & Snow Removal at 164 S. Rock Road. Myers said evidence was recovered at the scene and the incident remains under investigation. A "works" bomb is described as a Drano and aluminum foil mixed inside a bottle. The chemical reaction makes a volatile build-up of gases and subsequently detonates the bottle with a great amount of force. The amount of force generated at the time of the explosion can severe fingers, cause second- or third-degree chemical burns or blindness. Anyone with information about the incident is asked to contact the Ontario Police Department at 419-529-2115.

   
  MORE RECENT NEWS
 
Image1 A Mansfield man was arrested Wednesday after crashing a stolen pick-up truck in a creek bed and running from police. Full Story
Image1 The United Way of Crawford County launches a 211 information calling center, joining 67 of Ohio's 88 counties to have the 24-hour- a-day service. Full Story
 
Image1 Two Mansfield women have been indicted on charges stemming from a METRICH meth lab bust, August twelfth at 739 Bowman Street. Full Story
Image1 Mansfield School Board Meeting presents criteria for preschool rating system and reveal activity of Springmill Learning Center. Full Story
  MORE NEWS
 

Mansfield Preschool Ratings and Springmill Learning Center

Mansfield Woman Indicted In Fatal Collision With Motorcycle

Charges Filed, Bond Set, In Fatal Crawford County Accident

United Way Director Taking Campaign Message To Contributors

Galion Community Hospital donation helps police department

Four Escape Injury In Rollover Crash

U.S. 30 Advisory Committee Discusses Reconstruction Project

More News