Two Coweta teenagers in custody, suspected of having explosive materials

COWETA, Okla. - People that live in the neighborhood say things are usually quiet and safe.

But on June 17, the Coweta Police Department and the Oklahoma Highway Patrol Bomb Squad entered a house on South 269 East Avenue in the TimberRidge Plaza community.

Two teenagers there were believed to have explosive materials, according to police.

The bomb squad declared the area unsafe and told people to return to their homes until the house had been completely searched, neighbors said Friday.

The two teens were taken into custody, according to the Coweta Police Department.  

The Wagoner County District Attorney's Office has taken over the investigation. The DA's office didn't release any further details as the individuals are juveniles, but did confirm that the situation was under investigation. 

 

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