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UPDATE: Arrest Made In Connection With Last Week’s Bomb Scare In Jasper (with VIDEO)

rynardJASPER (NNDC) – Jasper police have arrested a local man in connection with last week’s bomb scare at a northside apartment complex.

JPD says 25-year old Jeffrey Rynard now faces a Level 6 felony charge of Posession of a Hoax Device.

JPD says Rynard has admitted to have had the shell of a metal pipe bomb in the apartment. The ISP bomb squad later determined there were no explosives in the shell. Rynard told police the metal pipe bomb shell was constructed to scare and intimidate another person Rynard says he’s had prior issues with.

Below is our original story from Friday when police entered the apartment not knowing if the shell contained explosives.

Bomb Squad Called In On Report Of Possible Explosives At Jasper Apartment (VIDEO)

JASPER (NNDC) – Jasper police say they were informed about about possible explosives inside a far northside apartment. JPD then called in both the Dubois County Sheriff’s Department and the Indiana State Police bomb squad to investigate…

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