Elko man with bomb says it was for 'protection'

Set Text Size SmallSet Text Size MediumSet Text Size LargeSet Text Size X-Large
Share
Updated: 1/28/2013 3:47 pm

ELKO, Nev. (AP) — An Elko man accused of having a pipe bomb in his house allegedly told deputies he was keeping the explosive for protection.

Undersheriff Clair Morris tells the Elko Daily Free Press that deputies responded to reports of a burglary in Kittridge Canyon early Friday morning.

Deputies say they found the front door had been kicked in, and noticed drug paraphernalia and possibly stolen items in plain view.

Officials say the resident returned while they were at the house, and told them there was a bomb inside.

Elko bomb squad members responded to the scene, where authorities found a pipe filled with gunpowder and topped with a fuse.

Thirty-two-year-old Jerimiah D. Walters on suspicion of possession of an explosive and possession of incendiary device components.

___

Information from: Elko Daily Free Press, http://www.elkodaily.com

 

©2013 Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.

Share
0 Comment(s)
Comments: Show | Hide

Here are the most recent story comments.View All

No comments yet!
NEWSCASTS ON DEMAND
WATCH OUR LIVE NEWSCAST

What's On

All content © Copyright 2013 Intermountain West Communications Company. All Rights Reserved. For more information on this site, please read our Privacy Policy and Terms of Service.
You may also view our Sitemap

Inergize Digital This site is hosted and managed by Inergize Digital.
Mobile advertising for this site is available on Local Ad Buy.