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More incendiary devices found in postal boxes

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.

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This is a copy-cat of the church arsons. They undoubtedly need to get attention, and when they are caught, they will get plenty of it, including life in prison!! I just don't understand why people have to go to these extremes......idle minds and too much free time, that is for sure.

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