According to a Facebook post by the San Bernardino Police Department, the business owner was notified by witnesses that a possible explosive device, inside a large teddy bear, had detonated at the front of the business.
A video shared by police shows the explosion in the parking lot of a Dollar King. In the video, a man is seen placing the teddy bear down and then walking back to a vehicle. The bear starts to smolder before exploding. Afterwards, the suspect drives away.
According to the post, detectives reviewed the surveillance footage which led to a search warrant. At the suspect’s home, police say, the following evidence was located:
- Firearm (ghost gun)
- Over 200 rounds of ammunition
- Over a kilo of Methamphetamine with packaging for sales
- Illegal aerial fireworks
- Ballistic Vest
- U.S. Currency
- Metal Pipes/saws (consistent with explosive devices)
The suspect was arrested on several felony charges, according to police.