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February 22, 2010
OR NG's 102nd Civil Support Team assists Polk County law enforcement during residential bomb scare
 
On Feb. 22, 2010, members of the Oregon National Guard's 102nd Civil Support Team assisted Polk County Sheriffs, Salem Police, and Salem Fire Departments, in a West Salem neighborhood, following a civil disturbance.

According to a Polk County Sheriffs spokesperson, suspected bomb-making materials were located in a residence in West Salem. Law enforcement officials took one adult into custody, and members of the Salem Police Bomb Squad and 102 CST collaborated on rendering the materials safe.

The incident is currently under investigation.


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100222-F-1639C-022.JPG: Members of the Oregon National Guard's 102 Civil Support Team consult with personnel from the Polk County Sheriff Department, Salem Fire Department and Salem Police Department in a West Salem neighborhood, where investigators found evidence of bomb making materials, Feb 22. (U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Nick Choy, Oregon National Guard Public Affairs Office).

100222-F-1639C-027.JPG: Members of the Oregon National Guard's 102 Civil Support Team prepare to assist personnel from the Polk County Sheriff Department, Salem Fire Department and Salem Police Department in a West Salem neighborhood, where investigators found evidence of bomb making materials, Feb. 22. (U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Nick Choy, Oregon National Guard Public Affairs Office).

100222-F-1639C-072.JPG: Members of the Oregon National Guard's 102 Civil Support Team deploy their equipment in a West Salem neighborhood Feb. 22, where law enforcement officials found evidence of bomb-making materials in one of the residences there. The 102 CST worked with the Polk County Sheriff Department, Salem Fire Department and Salem Police Department to provide multi-agency support during the incident. (U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Nick Choy, Oregon National Guard Public Affairs Office).

100222-F-1639C-078.JPG: Members of the Oregon National Guard's 102 Civil Support Team consult with personnel from the Polk County Sheriff Department, Salem Fire Department and Salem Police Department in a West Salem neighborhood, where investigators found evidence of bomb making materials, Feb. 22. (U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Nick Choy, Oregon National Guard Public Affairs Office).

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Members of the Oregon National Guard's 102 Civil Support Team survey the scene as personnel from the Polk County Sheriff's Department, Salem Fire Department, Salem Police Department and other CST members discuss the situation, after investigators found evidence of bomb making materials Feb. 22. (U.S. Army Photo by Sgt. Eric Rutherford, Oregon Military Department Public Affairs.)

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Lt. Col. Lance Englet, Commander of the 102 Civil Support Team, Oregon National Guard, surveys the scene with members of Salem Fire Department, Polk County Sheriff's Office and Salem Police Department during a multi-agency investigation in a West Salem, Ore., neighborhood, after investigators found evidence of bomb making materials, Feb. 22. (U.S. Army Photo by Sgt. Eric Rutherford, Oregon Military Department Public Affairs.)
 
Contact Info: Capt. Stephen Bomar, Oregon National Guard Public Affairs Officer: 503-990-9508