Arrest made in connection with explosives found inside cars in Oak Park, Sacramento police say

Arrest made in connection with explosives found inside cars in Oak Park, Sacramento police say

Arrest made in connection with explosives found inside cars in Oak Park, Sacramento police say



6:00. >> TONIGHT, SACRAMENTO POLICE ARE ASKING THE PUBLIC FOR HELP AFTER TWCAO SES OF CAR BOMBS, BOTH DETONATED WITHIN THE LAST WEEK. KCRA 3’S ERIN HEFT SHOWS US WHAT THE SCENE OF THE LATEST BOMB FROM LAST NIGHT LOOKLIKES NOW. >> THEY HEARD A LOUD NOI INSE E THAREA. >> THAT IS POLICE OV TERHE SCANNER. THAT LOUD NOISE SHES TALKING ABOUT LED THEM THE SCENE OF A R MB.BO AN EXPLOSION DETONATED RIGHT HERE LAST NIGHT IN THIS OAK PARK NEIGHBORHOOD FULL OF FAMILIES, BUT WHAT EVEN MORE CONCERNING IS, FIVE DAYS PRIOR ANOTHER CAR BOMB HAPPENED HERE IN THE SAME NEIGHBORHOOD, JUST BLOCKS AYWA FROM WHERE WE WERE. SACRAMENTO POLICE CALL THESE TWO BOMBS SIMILAR. THIS MAP SHOWS YOU JUST HOW CLOSE THE TWO CRIME SCENES WERE. >> THAT’S LITERALLY KELIWO T HOUSES DOWN AND THAT’S SCARY — SCARY. >> ASHLEY HURTADO HAS LIVED HERE HER ENTIRE LIFE. NOW SHE’S SCARED TO GET IN HER CAR. >> IMAGINE IF I’M JUST HERE AND THEN ALL OF A SUDDEN A BOMGOESB OFF. YOU DON’T EXPECT THAT AT ALL. IT IS CONCERNING. IT’S VERY CONCERNING. >> FORMER SHERRIFF JOHN MCGINNESS SAYSHI TS TYPE OF CRIME DISIABOLICAL. >>IME DISIABOLICAL. IT’S ANXT ERAORDINARY KIND OF CRIME BECAUSE THERE’S FRANKLY NO SPECIFICITY. >> EXPLAINING CAR BOMBS INHE T SACRAMENTO REGION AREN’T TYPICAL. HE SAYS THE PERSON OR PERSONS RESPONSIBLE ARE WRECKLESS. >> WHEN YOU THINK ABOUT A MBBO OF ANY KIND, WHO IS GOING TO, IS THERE AN INTENDED VICTIM OF THAT? SOMEBODY THAT YOU WANT TO HIT WITH THE BOMB? AND IF SO WILL IT BE THAT PEONRS OR WILL IT BE SOBOMEDY ELSE IT COULD POSSIBLY BE A YOUNG CHILD SOME INNOCENT PERSON. >> MONICA GOMEZ LIVES ON THE BLOCK OF THE FIRST CAR BOMHEBS — BOMB. SHE SAID THIS IS UNHEARD OF. I MEAN IF IT WERE TO HAPPEN IN FRONT OF US, I MEAN WE WOULDN’T HAVE TIME TO GET AWAY. THAT’S KIND OF CREEPY, YEAH. >> PEOPLE ALONG THESE STREETS DESCRIBE THE SOUND AS A MASSIVE BOOM. >> I THOUGHT SOMEBODY HIT MY HOE.US IT MAKES ME FE SELAD FOR MY NEIGHBORHOOD. >> LAW ENFORCEMENT EXPERTS SAY BOMBERS OFTEN LEAVE PLENTY OF SIGNIFIERS THAT CAN EASILY BE USED AS EVIDENCES TO CATCH THEM, BUT UNTIL THEN, THEY SAY THIS TYPE OF CRIME IS CAUSE FOR CONCERN. >> I THINK IT’S A REASON FOR PEOPLE TO BE VERY VERY CONCERNED, YOU’RE TALKING ABOUT TWO INCIDENTS IN A RATHER LARGE POPULATION IN TERMS OF THE METROPOLITAN AREA, NONETHELESS IT IS A CRIMINAL COURSE OF ACTION THAT I THINISK DIABOLICAL AND IT’S NATURE AND HAS THE POTENTIAL TO TO TAKE THE LIFE OR LIVES OF MULTIPLE PEOPLE — PEOPLE. BRITTANY: ABSOLUTELY SCARY. POLICE ARE ASKING FOR ETH PUBLIC’S HELP. IF YOU HAVE HEARD, SEEN, OR KNOW ANYTHING, THERE MITGH BE A REWARD IN IT FOR YOU. THEY WANT WITNESSES TO CALL THE SACRAMENTO VALLEY CRIME STOPPE.RS CALLERS WILL REMAIN ANONYMOUS. THE NUMBER TO CALL I 916-443-4357, OR HELP. YOU CAN ALSO REPORT ANY TIPS, TO THE P-3 TIPS APP, ON YOUR SM

Arrest made in connection with explosives found inside cars in Oak Park, Sacramento police say

A 23-year-old man was arrested in connection with two homemade explosives found within the same week in Oak Park, according to the Sacramento Police Department.| PREVIOUS COVERAGE ABOVE | 2 homemade explosives detonate inside cars within same week in Sacramento, police sayThe suspect, identified as Cody Wiggs, 23, was arrested on felony charges and booked into the Sacramento County Main Jail where he is still in custody.During the investigation, officers found two active pipe bombs and evidence that a pipe bomb had been detonated near the intersection of 19th Avenue and 32nd Street. The first explosion happened on Sunday, Jan. 23 around 9:46 p.m. near 4000 block of 34th Street, the Sacramento Police Department said in a release on Saturday. The second bomb detonated Friday, Jan. 28 around 6:03 p.m. near 20th Avenue and 32nd Street.Both cars involved were severely damaged and were less than half a mile away from one another. No one was hurt from either explosion, police said.The Sacramento Police Department is asking anyone with information to call Sacramento Valley Crime Stoppers (916) 443-4357. The tip line is anonymous, and a reward for information is possible.

A 23-year-old man was arrested in connection with two homemade explosives found within the same week in Oak Park, according to the Sacramento Police Department.

| PREVIOUS COVERAGE ABOVE | 2 homemade explosives detonate inside cars within same week in Sacramento, police say

The suspect, identified as Cody Wiggs, 23, was arrested on felony charges and booked into the Sacramento County Main Jail where he is still in custody.

During the investigation, officers found two active pipe bombs and evidence that a pipe bomb had been detonated near the intersection of 19th Avenue and 32nd Street.

The first explosion happened on Sunday, Jan. 23 around 9:46 p.m. near 4000 block of 34th Street, the Sacramento Police Department said in a release on Saturday. The second bomb detonated Friday, Jan. 28 around 6:03 p.m. near 20th Avenue and 32nd Street.

Both cars involved were severely damaged and were less than half a mile away from one another. No one was hurt from either explosion, police said.

The Sacramento Police Department is asking anyone with information to call Sacramento Valley Crime Stoppers (916) 443-4357. The tip line is anonymous, and a reward for information is possible.