Bomb Suspect Arrested on Federal Charges - - ABC13

Bomb Suspect Arrested on Federal Charges


Roanoke, VA - A Roanoke man has been arrested on federal criminal complaints after police say he set off a pipe bomb in Blacksburg earlier this month.

Derick Gregory Wilson, 23, is charged with illegally possessing an explosive device.

Investigators say on August 1, Wilson put a bomb underneath an SUV near the Virginia Tech campus and set it off.

No one was hurt.

A federal judge has also ordered a psychiatric evaluation.

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