Killeen Police Assist with Missing Ordnance Recovery
On Friday, April 26, 2019, Killeen Police received a request from the United States Army Criminal Investigation Division from Fort Hood, for assistance on an active investigation. Through the investigation, it was revealed that multiple pieces of ordnance were removed from Fort Hood and stored in different residences throughout the city.
The Fort Hood Explosive Ordnance Disposal (EOD) Unit was contacted and asked to assist the Killeen Police Department by assessing and recovering the ordnance. Four (4) neighborhoods, Splawn Ranch, Hunt Drive, Transit Drive and Carol Way were areas with imminent danger and nearby residents were evacuated for their safety.
At approximately 10:10 p.m., the investigation concluded and all missing pieces of ordnance were safely removed and recovered by the U.S. Army EOD Unit.
All the agencies safely cleared the scenes and residents were able to return to their homes.
The agencies involved in this investigation were the Fort Hood CID, Fort Hood EOD, the Killeen Fire Department and the Killeen Police Department Patrol and Criminal Investigation Divisions.
All further inquiries about this incident should be directed to Fort Hood Criminal Investigation Division.
Killeen Police Department