Scottsdale police: Suspect in custody after explosive device found at business

- Authorities say a male suspect is in custody in connection with what's been called a possible explosive device at an auto body repair shop near Hayden Road and Raintree Drive.

Scottsdale police say the Arizona Department of Public Safety bomb squad removed the device from a Service King Collision Repair Center in north Scottsdale on Friday.
 
There's been no report of any explosion or injury and police say the business has reopened.

"A small 4 inch improvised explosive device was located at the suspect’s workstation.  The suspect, 31 year old Michael Mclain, was arrested as he arrived for work," stated Sgt. Ben Hoster. "Our detectives learned through this investigation that Mclain built the device but did not have plans to harm anyone with it." 
 
Richardson, Texas-based Service King Collision Repair Centers says all of its employees are safe and accounted for and that it can't comment further.

"Mclain is facing charges of Possession/Manufacturing of a Prohibited Weapon, Possession of Narcotic Drugs, and Possession of Drug Paraphernalia.  This investigation is on-going and no further details are available at this time," added Hoster.

The Associated Press contributed to this report. 
 

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