• Man pleads guilty after OHP found pipe bomb on Monkey Island

    By: Chrishayla Smith

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    TULSA, Okla. - QUICK FACTS:

    • Police arrested, charged Richard C. Cole with possession of an unregistered destructive device August 27
    • Cole pleaded guilty to possession of an unregistered explosive device on Nov. 8.
    • Dozens of people were evacuated from a building on Monkey Island near Afton, Oklahoma, while OHP investigated a pipe bomb Sunday.
    • After OHP found two, one-pound canisters of "mixed Tannerite," two boxes of ammunition and the explosive device in an ammunition container.

    Dozens of people were evacuated from a building on Monkey Island near Afton, Oklahoma, while OHP investigated a pipe bomb Sunday afternoon. 

    Delaware County Sheriff's deputies found found two, one-pound canisters of "mixed Tannerite," two boxes of ammunition and the explosive device in an ammunition container after the landlord called about a possible explosive device in one of the building's units, according to the complaint affidavit. OHP was able to get the bomb out of the building safely.

    Monday, officers arrested Richard C. Cole and charged him with possession of an unregistered destructive device.

     


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