DADE CITY — Pasco County Sheriff's deputies arrested a Dade City man after they say they found a pipe bomb early Saturday morning in a suspicious vehicle near U.S. 301 and Atwater Road.
Deputies arrested Timothy Eugene Kelly, 33, of Dade City shortly after 3:39 a.m. when he was found in a Ford-250 truck that police discovered was stolen.
A pipe bound was found during a search of the vehicle. Tampa Bay Regional Bomb Squad was called to neutralize the device.
Kelly is charged with grand theft and making a destructive device.