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'Lone Wolf' With House Full of Bombs Busted In Traffic Stop

LAPD Bomb Squad vehicle (Photo by Lord Jim via Flickr)
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A man described by authorities as a "lone wolf type" was caught today at a traffic stop with an explosive device in his vehicle, which led authorities to discover a cache of several explosives at the suspect's apartment.The unidentified suspect was stopped early this morning, and soon after the Los Angeles Police Department bomb squad was dispatched to the man's Palms-area residence, according to City News Service

To accommodate the search of the premises, the suspect's apartment building as well as surrounding buildings were evacuated and traffic was steered away from the area.

The bomb squad has been working to remove the explosives. Unconfirmed reports indicate they might be pipe bombs, and that there might be as many as 12.

LAPD Sgt. Frank Preciado has assured the public the discovery of the multiple explosives do not indicate any "connection with terrorism." Rather, offered the cop, "This is an individual who apparently seemed to be intrigued with explosive devices."

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