BONIFAY POLICE INVESTIGATE EXPLOSIVE DEVICEMatt Boster
Posted by: Matt Boster
Date: Sep 28 2018 9:47 AM
On September 27, 2018 at approximately 9:45AM, the Bonifay Police Department responded to a report of a possible pipe bomb at the intersection of Panhandle Lane and Sideline Boulevard.
Upon arrival, officers were directed to a pipe bomb located near a tree. Photos were obtained of the device and the Bay County Sheriff’s Office Bomb Squad was contacted and responded to the scene. Further investigation revealed that the device had originally been found on Deacon Road near the intersection of Griffin Drive and brought to Panhandle Lane. At this time, it is not known from where the device originated.
The Bonifay Police Department urges anyone with information to please contact their nearest law enforcement agency or the Bonifay Police Department at 850-547-3661. Also you can remain anonymous by calling Crime Stoppers of Holmes County at 850-547-TIPS (8477).
Chief Chris Wells would like to thank the Holmes County Sheriff’s Office, Bay County Sheriff’s Office, U.S. Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives and Bonifay Fire-Rescue for their assistance with this on-going investigation.