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    Five plastic bottle bombs found in south Jeffco


    Jefferson County, CO. – On January 2, 2014, the Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office received a report of a plastic bottle bomb found outside the Edge Ice Arena located at 6623 S. Ward St. The Jeffco Bomb Squad responded and determined the device would not have exploded.

    On January 3, 2014, Jefferson County Park and Recreation employees discovered a exploded plastic bottle bomb in Easton Park, located at 12819 W. Coal Mine Ave., which is near The Edge Ice Arena. While searching the area, deputies found 3 more exploded plastic bottle bombs.

    The water bottle bombs are typically chemical based and are usually made in 2-liter plastic bottles. Anyone who observes a suspicious device is asked to leave it undisturbed and immediately call the Sheriff’s Office to report the incident. 

    Anyone with information regarding these bombs is urged to call the Sheriff’s Office tip line at 303-271-5612.

    Jacki Kelley
    Public Information Director
    303-271-5697
    jkelley@jeffco.us

    Mark Techmeyer
    Public Information Officer
    303-271-5602
    mtechmey@jeffco.us

    January 3, 2014


    Last Updated: 1-6-2014