Anchorage police find ‘explosive device’ during home search

ANCHORAGE — Anchorage police say officers investigating a drug case found an “explosive device” at a home.

The department’s vice unit Thursday afternoon was carrying out a search warrant at a home on the 7300 block of Fourth Avenue when officers found the device.

The home was a unit in a ranch-style four-plex structure. Attached homes were evacuated.

The device appeared to be home-made.

Explosives experts removed the device and planned to dispose of it at Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson.

Police continue to investigate and say charges could be filed.

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