Antioch man arrested for making pipe bombs
By Sergeant Robert Quintero, Antioch Police Patrol Bureau
On the Sunday, December 23, 2012 at 1:56 p.m., the Antioch Police Department was dispatched along with Contra Costa Fire Department for a smoke investigation call at 1415 G Street. Witnesses also reported seeing the male resident walk out of this location with burns to his hands and leave in a car. The 53 year-old male resident, Frank Trout, showed up at Sutter Delta Medical Center a short time later with burns to his hands and face admitting the injuries were a result of an accident he caused while making pipe bombs.
The Antioch Police Department closed the intersecting streets at this location and evacuated all residents in danger, then called for the assistance of the Walnut Creek Police Department’s Bomb Squad. The bomb technicians located and disposed of an undisclosed amount of explosive devices and explosive making materials rendering the residence safe. Frank Trout was released from the hospital and transferred to the Sheriff’s Department’s main detention facility in Martinez.
If you have any information regarding this investigation, you may call the Antioch Police Department investigation’s Bureau at (925) 779-6926. You may also text an anonymous tip to 274637 (CRIMES) using key word ANTIOCH.
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