Residents evacuate Rohnert Park apartment after pipe bombs found

ROHNERT PARK (BCN) —¬†Residents at a Rohnert Park apartment complex were briefly evacuated Saturday evening after officers located pipe bombs inside an apartment.

At 5:12 p.m., officers with the Rohnert Park Department of Public Safety responded to a report of a destructive device believed to be a pipe bomb located inside an apartment in the 7300 block of Boris Court, RPDPS spokesman Sgt. Eric Matzen said.

Upon arrival, officers learned a probation officer had made discovery.

Officers evacuated occupants from the apartment and three other adjoining units at the 54-unit complex, according to Matzen.

The Sonoma County Bomb Squad responded to the scene. While removing the device, the bomb squad located a second device.

Both devices were safely removed from the apartment and disposed of, Matzen said.

No injuries were reported all residents were allowed to return to their units, according to Matzen.

Officers arrested a 33-year-old man at the scene on suspicion of being under the influence of a controlled substance, possession of a destructive device and being a felon in possession of ammunition, Matzen said.

Additionally another person was arrested by Sonoma County Probation Department officers, according to Matzen.

The two were booked into Sonoma County Main Adult Detention Facility.

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