Grand Jury Indicts Man in MLK Parade Bomb Case

Tuesday, 22 Mar 2011 10:15 PM

 

Share:
  Comment  |
   Contact Us  |
  Print  
|  A   A  
  Copy Shortlink

SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) — A federal grand jury has indicted a Washington man accused of placing a bomb along the planned route of the Martin Luther King Jr. Day parade in Spokane.

The grand jury indictment returned Tuesday charges 36-year-old Kevin Harpham (har'-pum) with attempted use of a weapon of mass destruction and unauthorized possession of an unregistered explosive device. Harpham is scheduled to appear Wednesday before a federal magistrate.

Harpham is from Addy, a town north of Spokane, and has extensive ties to white supremacist groups.

He is represented by federal public defender Roger Peven, who tells The Spokesman-Review it's a serious case that he's looking forward to working on.

The pipe bomb was found the morning of the parade, Jan. 17, and disabled before it could explode. Harpham was arrested at his home on March 9.

© Copyright 2014 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.

Share:
  Comment  |
   Contact Us  |
  Print  
  Copy Shortlink
Around the Web
Join the Newsmax Community
Please review Community Guidelines before posting a comment.
>> Register to share your comments with the community.
>> Login if you are already a member.
blog comments powered by Disqus
 
Email:
Country
Zip Code:
Privacy: We never share your email.
 
Hot Topics
Follow Newsmax
Like us
on Facebook
Follow us
on Twitter
Add us
on Google Plus
Around the Web
Top Stories
You May Also Like

For 1 Night on Stage, Embattled Cosby His Old Self

Saturday, 22 Nov 2014 07:49 AM

The protesters didn't show, the would-be hecklers didn't take the bait, the weeks of headlines about sexual assaults dis . . .

Obamacare Architect Gruber Loses Second Consulting Job

Friday, 21 Nov 2014 22:39 PM

Obamacare architect Jonathan Gruber, who publicly boasted about the healthcare law’s "lack of transparency" and credited . . .

Obama's Immigration Speech Gets Most Viewers on Univision

Friday, 21 Nov 2014 20:00 PM

As the lead-in to the Latin Grammys, President Barack Obama's speech announcing his sweeping immigration reforms reached . . .

Most Commented

Newsmax, Moneynews, Newsmax Health, and Independent. American. are registered trademarks of Newsmax Media, Inc. Newsmax TV, and Newsmax World are trademarks of Newsmax Media, Inc.

 
NEWSMAX.COM
America's News Page
©  Newsmax Media, Inc.
All Rights Reserved