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October 1, 2014 at 5:55 PM

Fake pipe bomb found outside Gold Bar Elementary School

An object made to look like a pipe bomb was found outside Gold Bar Elementary School after classes Wednesday afternoon, according to the Snohomish County Sheriff’s Office. Around 3:30 p.m., someone called 911 to report that he had found a pipe bomb in the grass outside of the school, the Sheriff’s Office said.  The man then moved the…

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August 19, 2014 at 5:38 AM

Tuesday Memo: Pipe bomb in Olympia … Slain girl’s parents seek custody of other children

Disturbing find: An Olympia woman cleaning her garage found what apparently was a pipe bomb. Yikes. Parents of slain girl seek full trial: The parents of slain 6-year-old Bremerton girl have asked for a full trial as they attempt to regain custody of three other children. How long will this last? A…

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July 22, 2014 at 3:35 PM

Pipe bomb found in impounded stolen car in Snohomish

Employees of a towing company got an unexpected surprise today when they found a pipe bomb in a stolen car that had been impounded, the Snohomish County Sheriff’s Office said. The vehicle was recovered on July 18 by deputies, who arrested and booked the driver into jail, the sheriff’s office said. The vehicle was towed and stored at a tow…

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June 13, 2014 at 1:39 PM

Bellingham man in standoff died from bomb-blast injuries

The Associated Press BELLINGHAM — The Whatcom County medical examiner says a man found dead Tuesday after a seven-hour police standoff in Bellingham was fatally injured by an accidental pipe-bomb explosion. The autopsy Friday showed that 37-year-old Oleg P. Panchenko suffered injuries to his right wrist and right thigh that were not immediately life-threatening. But he refused…

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September 13, 2012 at 1:41 PM

UPDATE: Object under SeaTac police car was sprinkler head

UPDATE AT 2:05 P.M.: The King County Sheriff’s Office says that a hunk of metal found underneath a patrol car in SeaTac was actually a sprinkler head, not a pipe bomb. ORIGINAL POST: Bomb disposal technicians with the King County Sheriff’s Office are investigating a possible pipe bomb found underneath a patrol car parked at SeaTac City…

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