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Kingman PD Searching Home Of Suspected Nevada Bomber

(Courtesy Kingman Police Department)
Kingman PD is still actively processing a scene where numerous improvised explosive devices were found.

Authorities in Kingman have found improvised explosive devices or IEDs inside a motorhome at an RV Park just off Route 66. The IEDs are believed to be connected to two blasts in rural Nevada earlier this week.

At least 100 people have been evacuated from the Zuni RV Park and more evacuations are expected as police continue to comb through the suspect’s motorhome, as well as a nearby storage unit that he allegedly used. Deputy Police Chief Rusty Cooper could not comment if the suspected bomber, Glenn Franklin Jones, had other targets in mind.

"What we’re finding and what we’re seeing is very significant. And I would also say its very unusual, we haven’t seen this before," Cooper said.  We want to be very cautious."

Jones was killed when explosions tore through a car and a house in the town of Panaca, Nevada Wednesday night. The tiny town is a four hour drive from Kingman. Displaced residents are being sent to a Red Cross shelter.  

KJZZ senior field correspondent Kathy Ritchie has 20 years of experience reporting and writing stories for national and local media outlets — nearly a decade of it has been spent in public media.