Police Find IED and Iraqi Cash in Stolen Car in New Mexico

Police found an IED and a stash of Iraqi cash in a stolen New Mexico car.
Thankfully, they have ruled out terrorism(?)

The owner of the car was filling up his motorcycle when his stolen car pulled up for gas.
KOB.com reported:

The FBI is now involved in the theft of a car after it was found in Los Lunas with an explosive device and Iraqi currency inside
FBI agents say that they have ruled out terrorism

The car was reported stolen last week. After the theft, the car’s owner was fueling his motorcycle when he spotted his stolen car.

“While he was refueling his motorcycle, low and behold, the vehicle that he had reported stolen that belongs to him happened to pull into the gas station area also,” said Los Lunas Police Captain Charles Nuanes.

The car’s owner pulled the keys out of the ignition of his stolen car and the people in the car fled.

When police arrived, they found the explosive device and less than $1,000 worth of Iraqi cash.

KOB has a video report on the story.

Hat Tip Mike Moseley

 

Jihad Watch has more.

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