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KBI Announces Joint Investigation Following Discovery of Explosives

LOGAN COUNTY – The Kansas Bureau of Investigation (KBI), along with the Logan County Sheriff’s Office, the Kansas Highway Patrol (KHP), the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives (ATF), and the Federal Bureau of investigation (FBI), are conducting an investigation after improvised explosive devices were discovered in Logan County.

On Monday, July 13, at approximately 9:20 a.m., the Logan County Sheriff’s Office contacted the KBI to request assistance after explosive devices were discovered on a property at 2504 U.S. Hwy 83 in rural Logan County. A search warrant was executed for the area, and KHP’s Hazardous Device Unit and the ATF are working to secure and render the explosives safe.

Also assisting at the scene are the Kansas Department of Transportation (KDOT), Logan County Fire Department, Logan County EMS, and Thomas County Emergency Management. The public is asked to avoid the area.

The investigation is ongoing. No arrests have been made in the case. Anyone with information related to this investigation is asked to contact the KBI at 1-800-KS-CRIME, or the Logan County Sheriff’s Office at (785) 671-3288.

No further information will be released at this time.

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