Witness says box exploded when California blast victim opened it By Eliott C. About two hours after the blast, Beal contacted the sheriff's department. Nothing indicates any threats were made before the blast, Orange County Sheriff's Cmdr. Stephanie Montessi is tearfully reunited with her daughter Madison, 1, who was evacuated from Academy on the Hill preschool after a nearby explosion. Associated Press News Council’s O.
Search warrants were served at the business and two other locations, including the Long Beach house. Copyright © 2018 CBS Interactive Inc. Attorney's Office. "Mr. The Associated Press contributed to this report. Among the search warrants served by investigators was one at Beal’s home on El Paseo Street in East Long Beach; investigators were there Tuesday night and again on Wednesday. He appeared briefly in court on Thursday but did not enter a plea.