Texas man arrested after authorities discover homemade explosives

by Jenny Mount · Feb 24th, 2021 4:19 pm

Williamson County Jail

Last Updated Feb 25th, 2021 at 1:24 pm

A man was arrested in Texas on Tuesday after authorities found homemade explosives at his residence.

According to the Williamson County Sheriff's Office, 47-year-old John Christopher Crawson was arrested after investigators searched his home and found multiple bombs.

Crawson has been charged with making a terroristic threat against a family member. His neighbors claim that he has been going through a bad divorce with his wife.

The Austin Police Department's bomb squad and the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives were on scene to help remove the devices. Several homes in the area were also evacuated as a precaution.


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