2017-12-06 / Front Page

Man Arrested In Fayette Bomb Case


Kevin Brown Kevin Brown Kevin R. Brown, 27, has been arrested and charged with bomb making in connection with a search warrant served at a Fayette home, Wednesday, Nov. 22.

Multi-Area Narcotics Task Force (MAN Unit) officers executed a search warrant at 407 South Fayette Street, Fayette.

Officers were looking for drugs or drug-related items, but instead came across a “homemade explosive device.”

The Toledo Police Bomb Squad was called to the home. They arrived, made the bomb safe, and placed it into evidence.

K. Brown was booked into the Corrections Center of Northwest Ohio Friday, Dec. 1.

Jerry Brown, an officer with the MAN Unit, said he was not familiar with the circumstances of K. Brown’s arrest.

CCNO records available through the Internet show Brown as “homeless.” Fulton County Western District Court records show him residing at 407 South Fayette Street, the home that was searched.

The Fulton County Auditor website states K. Brown owns the South Fayette Street home.

Western District Court records available through the Internet indicate a charge of “Unlawful possession of dangerous ordinance, manufacture, process explosives without a license” was filed Wednesday, Nov. 22.

K. Brown had an initial appearance in Western District Court via video from CCNO, Monday, Dec. 4. Bond was set at $100,000.

Posting 10% of the bond is not allowed.

As of yesterday morning, Tuesday, K. Brown was still in custody at CCNO.

The charge against K. Brown is a felony-level crime. The case will be heard in Fulton County Common Pleas Court.

J. Brown said he could not discuss details of the case, because the investigation is ongoing.

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