Bomb threat at Bellflower DMV prompts evacuations, investigation


Authorities have cleared the scene and confirm that there are no explosives after searching every single room in the building.

Two people were detained. Authorities say a Roku streaming device was found inside the box.


A suspicious package investigation is underway at the DMV in Bellflower Wednesday afternoon after a man came in claiming he had a bomb.

The California Highway Patrol says a man came in with a box at about 3:50 p.m. at the DMV in the 9500 block of Artesia Boulevard, and when someone asked him what was in the box, the man said it was a bomb.

One person has been detained, according to authorities. The building has been evacuated.

The Bomb Squad was called to assist with this investigation.

No further details were immediately known.