Wednesday, 09 August 2017 08:15

An explosive situation

Written by  Cassie Fambro
An explosive situation Cassie Fambro

CORNELIUS, N.C. -- Friday, Aug. 4, Cornelius resident John Patrick Rees walked into the Cornelius Police Department saying he had bomb materials. Police officials said Rees wanted to show them how easy it is to make one. No constructed bomb was found in a black Mercedes (center)located near town hall, but chemical bomb making components were in the vehicle. Area businesses were evacuated as the bomb squad, ATF, the FBI and several other law enforcement agencies investigated. Rees’ home was also searched and cleared of any other materials.

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