13 Explosive Devices Seized During Traffic Stop On I-80

TOBYHANNA TWP., MONROE COUNTY (WBRE/WYOU) — State police said a driver was arrested after 13 improvised explosive devices were seized during a traffic stop.

According to Pennsylvania State Police, on July 5, officers stopped a car for a traffic violation on Interstate 80 east in Tobyhanna Parish.

Police say they suspected the driver was intoxicated and a search warrant was issued. During the search, officers say they found and seized 13 improvised explosive devices in the suspect’s car.

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The state police Dangerous Devices and Explosives Task Force was called in and seized the devices for further investigation.

The driver, a 46-year-old man from Florida, was charged and transported to the Monroe County Jail.

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