Pipe Bombs found in an apartment in Colorado Springs

Residents of Pikes Peak Avenue had a long night on Wednesday as they were forced to evacuate while the bomb squad cleared pipe bombs from an apartment. Police have arrested Andy Marrero, 33 and charged him with possession of an explosive device.

Colorado Springs police said that Marrero was making pipe bombs in his home at the Peak View Apartments. They said that the bomb making activity was putting the families residing near-by at risk.

Police got a call of a neighbour on Wednesday afternoon. He said that there were explosion noises coming from one of the apartment. The police found pipe bombs when they went ot talk to the person.

The department’s Explosive Ordnance Disposal Unit was called on the venue and they took apart the bomb to make it safe. They found two pipe bombs. The bomb has been taken as evidence by the police.

Marrero has several driving offenses and an assault charge…. MORE

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