Tampa Men Arrested After Bomb Squad Disarms Explosive In Their Vehicle

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ALACHUA COUNTY, Fla. (WCJB) – Two men are in jail after the Alachua County Bomb Squad was called to a traffic stop on I-75.

According to Florida Highway Patrol officials, 45-year old Jasen Bannon and 41-year old Randy Baggett were pulled over Saturday after troopers got multiple calls of Brannon’s erratic driving.

When pulled over, the Alachua County Bomb Squad was called to disarm a device that Baggett says was used to explode underwater while fishing.

The two Tampa men are behind bars in Alachua County for possession of a destructive device and drug charges.

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