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San Francisco Political, Media Consultant Had Bomb-Making Supplies to ‘Maim Or Kill’

Steve Neavling
ticklethewire.com

The San Francisco political consultant who was the subject of a nationwide manhunt had bomb-making materials that were “designed to main or kill,” the FBI said.

It’s unclear whether the FBI has any information indicating that Ryan Chamberlain planned to use the equipment found in his apartment on Saturday, the San Francisco Chronicle reports.

FBI agents found the supplies in a messenger bag on the dining room floor of his apartment.

“FBI bomb technicians believe that the circuit board … was designed to serve as a remote control, allowing detonation of the device from afar,” the affidavit stated.

The FBI said Charmberlain lived alone.

San Francisco Political Consultant Had Enough Materials in Apartment for Improvised Bomb

Steve Neavling
ticklethewire.com 

A political consultant who was the subject of a nationwide search had the necessary material for an improvised bomb in his San Francisco apartment.

The Los Angeles Times reports that the FBI found explosive powder, wires for a detonator, ball bearings and a motor in Ryan Chamberlain’s apartment.

What’s unclear is what the social media guru planned on doing with the bomb, investigators said.

Chamberlain, 42, faces up to 10 years in prison if convicted of possessing an illegal explosive device.

Authorities haven’t said what prompted the nationwide search, which led to Chamberlain’s arrest Monday night.

He was considered “armed and dangerous.”

Political Consultant Wanted in Nationwide Manhunt for Allegedly Possessing Explosives Is Arrested

Steve Neavling
ticklethewire.com 

A San Francisco political consultant who was at the center of a nationwide manhunt because he was suspected of possessing explosives has been captured.

The Los Angeles Times reports that Ryan Kelly Chamberlin II, 42, was arrested near the Golden Gate Bridge in San Francisco, the FBI said late Monday.

Chamberlin is no stranger to the media and political scene in the Bay Area. In 2003, Chamberlin helped Lt. Gov. Gavin Newsom win the San Francisco mayoral campaign.