Update on KPD Investigation of Suspicious Package

UPDATE:  27 year old Daniel Eugene Sands was arrested on March 18, 2015 and charged with False Report to a Peace Officer; he was arraigned by Justice of the Peace Garland Potvin on March 19, 2015 and his bond was set at $3000.  Daniel Eugene Sands was transferred to the Bell County Jail

Killeen Police Department investigates a suspicious package.

Officers responded to a 911 call, at 5:44 am, in the 900 block of W CTE, on Wednesday March 18, 2015, in reference to a suspicious vehicle. Upon their arrival they made contact with a, 26 year old, black male sitting inside a 2004 gold Saturn. The male gave officers consent to search the car and that is when officers found a package they believed to be suspicious. Following protocol, the Killeen Fire and Hazmat Unit were deployed along with the Fort Hood EOD Unit.

Fort Hood EOD was able to confirm that there were no mechanical components inside the package and it was turned over to the Killeen Police Department.

This case continues to be investigated and information will be released as it becomes available.

Tina Amerson

Public Affairs

Killeen Police Department


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