Bomb squad detonates pipe bomb in Long Beach

January 7, 2010 12:18:30 AM PST
An explosion shook a neighborhood in Long Beach when the L.A. County bomb squad detonated a pipe bomb they found inside a home on Wednesday.Deputies set off the device in the 6800 block of Belhurst Avenue at about 11:30 p.m.

The incident started with a traffic stop earlier in the evening, which led to a search of the home. Deputies found handguns, a sawed-off rifle, a large amount of methamphetamine, as well as the pipe bomb.

Two men were arrested on weapons and narcotics charges.