More incendiary devices found in postal boxes
POSTED: Tuesday, March 23, 2010 - 12:00pm
UPDATED: Thursday, April 22, 2010 - 2:35am
MARSHALL - Two more incendiary devices have turned up in postal collection boxes in East Texas.
The latest were found Monday afternoon in Marshall. The first was discovered around 1:15pm in the mailbox at 202 East Travis Street. The second was discovered a short time later at 505 E. Travis Street.
In both cases the device was described as a plastic bottle with a rope sticking out of it. The liquid inside smelled like gasoline or kerosene.
Federal authorities are investigating similar devices found in mail boxes around the area.
The first turned up at the at the United States Post Office East Texas Processing Facility in Owentown. Other devices were later found in Kilgore and Henderson.