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UPDATE: Man accused of having pipe bomb in car

UPDATE (12:30 p.m., Friday Aug. 11, 2017)

Deputies announce 31-year-old Joshua Crooks is charged with felony possession and transport of a weapon, felony controlled substance possession,  and misdemeanor drug paraphernalia possession. He’s in jail with a $500,000 bond.

ORIGINAL STORY (7:14 a.m. Friday Aug. 11, 2017))

The Highway Patrol’s bomb squad is called in to investigate a possible pipe bomb found in a car in Camden County.

Deputies found the device Thursday morning after chasing down a vehicle that ran from police.

The chase ended when the car struck a mailbox on County Route D.

The bomb squad took the device out of the car and later rendered it safe. Police say they also found meth and a scale in the car.

Charges are pending against the 31-year-old driver. We do not know his name yet.

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