An investigation is ongoing of a man reportedly accused of actively manufacturing explosive devices in his apartment on Wednesday, Feb. 17.
Hurst Police say they received a call about the resident at the Valley Oaks Apartments at 101 East Pipeline Road.
After quickly investigating further, police say they received enough information to obtain a search warrant for the apartment.
According to a report, as police surveyed the building, the man left the apartment Thursday afternoon and was arrested.
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Members of the Northeast Fire Department Association (NEFD) Bomb Squad arrived to evaluate the scene and residents nearby were evacuated from their homes, police said.
The man, identified as 37-year-old Nicholas Lloyd Nelson, was transferred to the Hurst Jail.
A bond has not yet been posted for Nelson.
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It is also unclear if Nelson has attained an attorney.