Police Detonate Explosive Device Found In Hyannis


On Tuesday morning, Barnstable Police were alerted to the possibility of a man in possession of an explosive device at a home on Baxter Road in Hyannis.

Police located the device in question in a bedroom at the residence and cleared the area as they sought a search warrant.

Hyannis Fire and the Barnstable County Sheriff’s Office secured the device and it was detonated by State Police Bomb techs.

Police arrested 40 year old Dorian Firth, he is now facing felony charges.

No injuries were reported. 

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