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Man Arrested w/Bombs At Hooters

A man was arrested with about 5,400 small explosive devices in his van during an undercover investigation at Hooters in Spokane Valley Thursday. Peter Ward Westhaver, 53, is in the Spokane County Jail on a no-bail federal hold. He met two men who turned out to be undercover investigators at the restaurant about 2:15 p.m. and “talked extensively about his explosives manufacturing operation,” according to documents filed in U.S. District Court. He was leaving the restaurant with the investigators about 3 p.m. when he told them he had explosives in his vehicle. The investigators, who work for the Bureau of Alcohol Tobacco and Firearms and the Spokane County Sheriff's Office, broke their cover and arrested him for officer safety purposes and say he allowed them to search his blue Ford Windstar van/Meghann Cuniff, Sirens & Gavels. More here.

Question: Have you ever been to the Spokane Valley Hooters?

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