FBI Arrests Konawa Man For IED Found In Okemah

Friday, August 12th 2011, 5:39 pm
By: News 9


OKLAHOMA CITY – The Federal Bureau Of Investigation announced the arrest of a Konawa man on Friday, for attaching a bomb to a gas line near Okemah on Wednesday.

According to the FBI, 40-year-old Daniel Wells Herriman was arrested for attempting to destroy real property used in interstate or foreign commerce.

According to the police report, an improvised explosive device (IED) was found attached to a gas pipeline at the Enerfin Resources gas pipeline near Okemah.

The device was removed and rendered safe by the Oklahoma Highway Patrol Bomb Squad.

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 Police say on Wednesday night, Seminole County Sheriff's Office received a 911 call from Herriman. He told the 911 operator he placed the IED on the pipeline. Police searched Herriman's house and found items consistent with the components of the IED found on the gas pipeline.