BOUNTIFUL — Five homemade explosive devices were found in a box in a neighborhood near 400 West and 200 North Tuesday afternoon.
Just after 3:30 p.m. a woman noticed a man dropping off a box near a driveway. When she asked him what he was doing, the man told her to mind her own business and that he'd be back for the box later.
The woman eventually called police when the man didn't return, according to a police statement. Inside the box, officers found five explosive devices with fuses wrapped in duct tape, the statement said.
The Davis County Sheriff's Office Bomb Squad was called to dispose of the devices. Police believe the man was trying to abandon the explosives and was not targeting anyone in the neighborhood. Investigators were looking for the man.