Conway woman charged with possession of ‘possible explosive material’ given $500K bond

Grand Strand Crime

MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. (WBTW) — A Conway woman charged with possessing “possible explosive material” was given a $500,000 bond Thursday.

Ashley Lynn Rom has been charged with possessing a destructive device. Rom is in custody at the Ted Collins Law Enforcement Center.

Police said that the device was found while they were executing a search warrant on Wednesday. According to an affidavit, investigators were led to Rom due to an open investigation in Darlington County.

During the search warrant, police found a plastic container full of a white powder substance in a kitchen drawer, according to the affidavit. Police also found other materials in the home that are commonly used to make homemade explosives.

The investigation is still active.

Anyone with information is encouraged to contact detectives at (843) 918-1909.

Ashley Rom (Source: J. Reuben Long Detention Center)

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