Two arrested after homemade bomb detonates in Longview yard
longview — Two people were arrested early Tuesday morning in connection with a chemical bomb that detonated in the backyard of a Longview residence.
According to police reports, 20-year-old Celeste Marie Tebow, of Longview and 30-year-old Benjamin Enloe Hilton, of Gladewater were arrested at about 2 a.m. Tuesday in the 100 block of East Hawkins Parkway.
Police were dispatched to the 1900 block of Wimberly Street at about 11:45 p.m. Monday night after the victim reported that a chemical bomb went off in the backyard of her home.
Police found the remnants of two homemade bombs in the backyard. The devices "appeared to be constructed of a plastic bottle, tin foil and an unknown liquid."
The victim told police she suspected that it was Hilton who detonated the bomb because of an "ongoing feud."
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