Federal Warrant Served in Orrick

| July 18, 2014
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Agents with the Bureau of Alcohol Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives were in a Ray County community Thursday evening after an investigation into possible explosives led them to serve a Federal Search Warrant.

According to ATF Public information Officer, John Ham, the main concern was the safety of any individuals inside the Orrick residence.

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Officer Ham adds this is not connected to an incident earlier Thursday in Missouri City, which was handled by the Independence, Mo. Bomb Squad and Clay Co. authorities when a suspected explosive device was found outside a residence there.

The ATF could not disclose what the allegations in the search warrant are, but some reports from a KMZU listener say the individual was overheard talking about using explosives, prompting area residents to call authorities..

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