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Police arrest man for allegedly leaving bomb in Jamestown apartment

A moving company stopped because they believed a package looked suspicious. Police say they were correct.

GUILFORD COUNTY, N.C. — A High Point man went from moving out of an apartment to moving into jail over the span of one day.  

It all started a little on the morning of May 22. Police were called to the Crowne at James Landing Apartments on Crown Lake Circle in Jamestown. WFMY News 2 was told that a man dealing with mental health issues was being moved out of an apartment. The moving company found a package that looked suspicious and alerted authorities. 

Greensboro Police Department Bomb Squad, ATF agents, and High Point Police all arrived on the scene. 

After an investigation, police found James Timothy Steedman, 55, and arrested him at a Red Roof Inn in Greensboro. The bomb squad found another suspicious package there. The Greensboro bomb squad is investigating. 

Steedman was charged with seven counts of Possession of A Weapon of Mass Destruction. He received a $4,000 secured bond. Police are also executing a search warrant on Crowne Lake Circle. 

This is an ongoing situation. Check back for updates. 

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