On 3-14-17, CCPD Narcotics/Vice Investigators developed information regarding two bombs reportedly located in a home in the 1200 block of Seventh St. NVID Investigators and Homeland Security Investigators (HSI) contacted the residents at the home and confirmed the presence of two potential bombs in the trunk of a car parked in the driveway. The Corpus Christi Police Bomb Squad and Special Agents from the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives (ATF) responded to the scene. ATF and the bomb squad were able to safely neutralize the devices. In addition, ATF determined that they appear to be functional explosive devices, pending lab analysis. This is a joint investigation between CCPD, ATF, and HSI.
Anyone having information about this case should contact the Narcotics Vice Investigations Division at 361-826-8300, Crime Stoppers at 888-TIPS, or ATF at 1-800-ATF-FIRE. All calls will be kept confidential. Individuals can also submit information through the mobile ReportIt® app, available both on Google Play and the Apple App Store. All individuals providing tips can remain anonymous.
All media inquires need to contact ATF Resident Agent in Charge Rick Miller 361-533-3823.