UPDATE: BCSO confirms pipe bomb found during traffic stop

Baldwin County

LOXLEY, Ala. (WKRG) – UPDATE (9:20 p.m. 5/1/20): The Baldwin County Sheriff’s Office confirmed the pipe bomb found during a traffic stop in Loxley earlier this week had “energetic powder” in it, meaning this was a pipe bomb like they originally had thought. Deputies say this will be a “prosecutable” offense.

Original story

Robert Paul Boykin was arrested by Baldwin County Sheriff’s Deputies after they found a pipe bomb in his car during a traffic stop, according to Clint Cadenhead with the BCSO.

Robert Paul Boykin

Few details have been released, but officials tell News 5 an investigation is ongoing to determine what was inside of the pipe. They plan to have those results on Friday.


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