Lenwood Bomb Suspect In Federal Court

A man was arrested last July by police after an explosion in the Paramount Terrace neighborhood in late July, now he will soon find out if he will remain in jail until his trial begins for possessing explosives.

Erfan Salmanzadeh has a hearing in federal court on Thursday after FBI agents and Amarillo Police found what appeared to be multiple bombs and bomb making components in a home on Lenwood Drive.

According to a criminal complaint, he poured a highly unstable explosive liquid down a toilet in the home after police arrived.

A suicide vest and explosive devices covered in shrapnel was discovered and he admitted to setting off pipe bombs in early July according to court documents.


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