I'm surprised it took this long for one lone wingnut to get bent about abortion and try the whole "bomb them into oblivion thing" again. Notice how it's always men riding in to "save the babies"?
Police were called to the South Wind Women's Center on E. Kellogg at around 3:30 Monday afternoon.
Staff at the clinic reported a man came into the clinic with a backpack which contained knives. 911 dispatchers say the man was also carrying a small box wrapped in tape. The clinic was evacuated temporarily.
Wichita Police say the man had a small improvised explosive device which was set to explode. WPD Captain Doug Nolte says the device was small, but still dangerous. It is illegal to make an IED in the City of Wichita.
Now there's been an update that is even weirder than the original story.
WPD spokesman Lt. James Espinoza says Moises Trevizo had no intent to set off the explosive and he was not trying to damage the facility.
According to police, Trevizo was applying for a position at the clinic. Officers went through a backpack the man brought with him and found several knives and a pill bottle with a fuse coming out of the top.
Lt. Espinoza says the security guard placed the item in an office and asked people to evacuate the building.
Trevizo was booked on one count of unlawful possession of an explosive. Lt. Espinoza says the device was dangerous and made of materials used to make fireworks.
He told police he had just moved out and had all of his personal belongings with him. Police say they've ruled out any destructive act against the clinic, and that it was just bad judgment for him to bring the bag into the clinic.
Say what, now? The dude is carrying around an explosive device while filling out his job application and it's all just a terrible error of judgment?
Still trying to figure this one out. Got any thoughts?