Bomb squad detonates destructive device in vehicle, man arrested

SAN DIEGO - A man was arrested Thursday in San Diego for allegedly having a destructive device in his vehicle.
 
Officers stopped the man and a woman around 4:10 p.m. in the 5100 block of Pacific Highway in the Morena area, said San Diego Police Department Sgt. Brad O'Donnell.
 
The woman was arrested on suspicion of possessing a controlled substance, O'Donnell said.
 
The destructive device was found when officers subsequently searched the man's vehicle, which was nearby, O'Donnell said.
 
The police department's Metro Arson Strike Team detonated the device, he said.
 
Police did not disclose the specific type of device it was.

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