Pepper Spray - No Big Deal...

Don Staples dstaples at
Fri Nov 7 11:25:51 EST 1997

Zane wrote:
> On Thu, 06 Nov 1997 20:31:08 -0800, Patrick <patrickl at> wrote:
> >The device was not motion sensitive. It was a timed device. If it had
> >been motion sensitive I might believe her story.
> Btw, I was sure I recalled reading somewhere that the bomb was
> motion-sensitive.  Here's what Barri had to say about it:
> "Another piece of information learned through the lawsuit is the exact
> make-up of the bomb. The evidence shows that, not only was the bomb
> completely and unambiguously hidden under Judi's car seat, but also
> that it was triggered by a motion device consisting of a large ball
> bearing that had to roll to connect two contact points. In other
> words, the bomb was a booby trap, set to explode when the car was
> driven.
> So, Patrick, it really is looking like a motion-sensitive device. If
> that turns out to be the case will you believe her story?
> Zane

The safety on this type of motion sensitive detonator is a pin that
contains the ball.  Could not the safety have not worked in transit, or
been faulty?  The rule with explosives is that what can go wrong,
usually will.
Don Staples
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