KPD Investigating Suspicious Device

On Wednesday, July 11, 2018, Killeen Police received a call at 2:32 p.m. from a Bell County Constable in reference to a suspicious device in the 4400 block of Maggie Dr.  Upon the officers’ arrival, they learned that the Constable was at a residence to serve an eviction notice when he was notified about a suspicious device.   Nearby residents were evacuated and the Fort Hood Explosive Ordinance Disposal (EOD) Team was contacted and asked to assist.

Fort Hood EOD arrived on scene and assessed the devices.  A second device was located and both devices were made safe and seized by agents with the Federal Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, and Firearms.

At approximately 7:30 p.m. all agencies safely cleared the scene and residents were able to return to their homes.

The agencies involved in this incident were the Bell County Constable’s Office, Fort Hood EOD Team, BATF and the Killeen Police Department Patrol Division.

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

Ofelia Miramontez
Public Affairs
Killeen Police Department

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