Homemade Bomb Found on Golf Course in Northern California

Homemade Bomb Found on Golf Course in Northern California

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Police say a 49-year-old man has been arrested after a homemade bomb was found on the 18th fairway of a Northern California golf course.
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ROHNERT PARK, Calif. (AP) — Police say a 49-year-old man has been arrested after a homemade bomb was found on the 18th fairway of a Northern California golf course.

Rohnert Park police Sgt. Jason Krauss says the “acid bomb” capable of spraying debris across a radius of about 50 feet was found at Foxtail Golf Club.

He said maintenance workers found the device — made with a large water bottle — along with a second one that had already detonated nearby.

Krauss tells the San Francisco Chronicle that a bomb squad moved the explosive device to the course’s driving range and detonated it.

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The golf course and club house were evacuated, and no one was injured.

Krauss says Kevin Hornbuckle of Rohnert Park was arrested on suspicion of possession and manufacture of a destructive device.


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