On Tuesday August 20, at approximately 9:48 p.m., the Loudoun County Emergency Communications Center received numerous calls reporting a loud explosion in the area of 43800 Olympic Blvd., Leesburg, Virginia. Responding units from the Loudoun County Fire Marshal’s Office and the Loudoun County Sheriff’s Office (LCSO) located a blast area on the golf course and recovered what was believed to be the remains of a pipe bomb.
The explosion was investigated by the (FMO) with assistance from the local division of the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms (ATF). On the morning of Saturday August 24 the FMO, ATF and LCSO executed search warrants at a residence on Sandpiper Place in the River Creek community of Leesburg. … Continue Reading