Pipe bomb found in St. Joseph County Home

ST. JOSEPH CO., Ind. (ADAMS) – State Police say there is no threat to the public after a pipe bomb was found in a St. Joseph County home.

The device was located when officers were looking for a man wanted on a felony warrant.

The pipe bomb was rendered safe, but other bomb-making materials were allegedly found in the house. Two men were arrested.

Indiana State Police released the following:

On August 3, 2022, troopers with the Indiana State Police Bremen Post All Crimes Policing (ACP) Team were working with officers with the St. Joseph County Police Department to locate a male wanted on a felony warrant.

This investigation led officers to a residence in the 52000 block of Hollyhock Road. The St. Joseph County Police Department arrested two adult males on several charges at this residence. Officers also discovered a suspected pipe bomb and other bomb-making materials in this home. The Indiana State Police Explosive Ordinance Disposal (EOD) Team responded at approximately 5:39 p.m. and rendered the pipe bomb safe.

There is no threat to the public at this time. This investigation is ongoing and once completed all reports will be given to the Prosecutor’s Office to determine appropriate charges.

*All suspects are presumed innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.