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Terror drill -- practicing for emergency

By Kenneth Fine
Published in News on October 13, 2009 1:46 PM

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News-Argus/MITCH LOEBER

Members of the Goldsboro Police Department Emergency Response Team break through the back door of 622 Isler St., the home of a suspected terrorist cell, during Orbit Comet, a Major Accident Response Exercise, this morning. Shortly after the team entered the home, they found bomb-making materials and a map of Seymour Johnson Air Force Base, which prompted the officers to call for back up from the 4th Fighter Wing Explosive Ordnance Disposal detail.

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A 4th Fighter Wing robot makes its way into the house on Isler Street to check for threats associated with bomb-making materials found inside by Goldsboro police officers.

Goldsboro police Capt. Al King brought a radio up to his mouth at just after 7 a.m. "You can roll," he said to the Emergency Response Team on the other end of the line. Within minutes, the men were creeping...

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