Two Alabama men arrested after homemade bomb found

Published 9:57 am Thursday, December 8, 2022

Two Alabama men have been arrested after police found them with a bomb.

Auburn Police Department investigators said Quintevis Jazuez Phillips, 30, of Auburn, Alabama, and Johnny Phillips Jr., 74, of Notasulga, Alabama, were arrested and charged with possession of an explosive device. Phillips was also charged with possessing a pistol without a permit.

Police were called to a business after someone heard gunshots on Tuesday night or Wednesday morning. That investigation led to the Phillips as a suspect and he was found to have the device in his possession.

Both men remained in custody at the Lee County Jail, each on both of $100,000 or more.