A Hays man is expected to face charges after a traffic stop in Hays resulted in the discovery of homemade explosive device and drugs.
According to Hays Police Department Lt. Brandon Wright, Lloyd C. Symns, 32, Hays, was pulled over for speeding on the 1000 block of Reservation Road shortly before 3:15 a.m. Monday.
Wright said Symns was found to be in possession of a small explosive device, methamphetamine and marijuana.
Wright said the explosive device was transported to a local range where it was disabled by officers from the Kansas Highway Patrol’s bomb squad.
Symns was arrested on suspicion of criminal use of explosives, criminal disposal of explosives, possession of methamphetamine, possession of marijuana and possession of drug paraphernalia.