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Man Arrested For Explosive Materials In Lenwood Home

1 man is behind bars after explosive materials were found inside his home.

Just after 4pm the Amarillo Fire Department was called to a residence in the 3600 block of Lenwood Drive on an explosion.

Once on scene, crews found material commonly used in explosive making and called for the surrounding area to be evacuated.

The Amarillo Police Department arrested 32-year-old Erfan Salmanzadeh for Possession of Components of Explosives, Texas Penal Code 46.09, a 3rd Degree Felony and was booked into the Randall County Jail. 

APD Bomb Team Technicians began securing evidence at the scene. 

The FBI and Homeland Security Investigations-Amarillo Field Office are assisting with the case.


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