California Highway Patrol officers called out the bomb squad and arrested a Sunnyvale man after a DUI stop revealed he had a homemade bomb, authorities said.
According to the CHP, an officer stopped Michael Kevin Kline, 31, on Mono Way near Highway 108 at 9:57 p.m. Friday for a vehicle code violation.
Kline displayed “symptoms of impairment”, the CHP said in a news release. The officer arrested Kline on a charge of driving under the influence. When looking in Kline’s car, the officer found a homemade explosive device.
Authorities called out the Calaveras County Sheriff’s bomb squad, which took possession of the device.
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Kline was booked into Tuolumne County Jail on charges of DUI, possession of a controlled substance and possession of a dangerous explosive device.