Pipe bomb left in Boulder County park; teenager arrested

31 Jul

An arrest has been made in connection to a pipe bomb that was found in a Lafayette city park early Tuesday.

Evan Irons, 18, of Lafayette is charged with use of incendiary devices, a class four felony, and with reckless endangerment, a misdemeanor.

Irons was at the park when another man found what looked to him like a pipebomb on Tuesday and took it home before calling authorities.

The Boulder County Bomb Squad safely removed the bomb that was described as 6 to 7 inches long.

In the investigation, officers interviewed Irons as a man who was described as acting suspicious while at the park.

Irons has been booked and transported to Boulder County Jail.

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