FBI Mobile
Thomas Loftis
(251) 415-3333
February 27, 2024

ALEA, FBI Mobile, and the Alabama Attorney General's Office Asking for Public's Assistance in Explosive Device Detonated in Montgomery

On February 24, at approximately 3:42 a.m., an explosive device was detonated near the intersection of Washington Avenue and South Bainbridge Street, outside of the Alabama Attorney General's Office in downtown Montgomery, Alabama. The Alabama Law Enforcement Agency (ALEA), along with FBI Mobile and the Alabama Attorney General’s Office, is requesting the public's assistance in identifying the person(s) of interest related to the incident. Anyone with information is asked to please submit tips at 1-800-CALL-FBI (1-800-225-5324) and upload any digital files online at fbi.gov/alabamaagexplosion.

Special agents with ALEA's State Bureau of Investigation received notification of a suspicious package at approximately 8:19 a.m., on February 26 and immediately responded to the scene and deemed the area safe. The suspicious package was confirmed as the device which was detonated on February 24.

Troopers assigned to ALEA’s Protective Services Division and special agents assigned to ALEA’s Hazardous Device Unit, along with agents from the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives and officers from the Montgomery Police Department, also responded to the scene to assist.

No injuries or damage to nearby buildings were reported. Nothing further is available as the investigation remains ongoing.