Tuesday, 11 December 2007 19:18
Boone Police Officers and the Wilkes County Sheriff’s Office Special
Operations Unit’s Bomb Squad discovered what could be explosives in a home on
Junaluska Road in Boone.
Watauga Medics and Boone Fire Department were on
standby. A rifle and suspected explosive material were seized. Captain William
Greene had no comment on the nature of the materials discovered, but did say
the possible explosives were of the solid variety. The materials are currently
being tested to determine if they are actually explosives. Investigation is
continuing to determine the owner of the property and the circumstances
surrounding the seized items.