Skip to comments.Explosives stolen from Forest Service facility near Red Lodge
Posted on 05/01/2013 10:10:13 PM PDT by Kartographer
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du Pont makes some fun products, don’t they?
Many here agree that 500 lbs. of 'explosives' isn't really that much, considering the likely uses. It's not like you use it all at once, else there would be no need to have it in storage.
“du Pont makes some fun products, dont they?”
Oh yes! And Atlas and a few others :)
(well, at least they used to, I don’t now who’s in the game any more)
Wiley coyote loves Acme products too.
Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives
Denver Field Divison
May 1, 2013
“ATF OFFERS $5,000 REWARD IN EXPLOSIVES THEFT”
SNIPPET: “RED LODGE, MONT. The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF), the United States Forest Service (USFS) and the Carbon County Sheriffs Office (CCSO) are requesting the publics assistance in information regarding the recent theft of approximately 559 pounds of high explosives from a USFS explosives bunker located near Red Lodge.
In April 2013 unknown person(s) used forced entry to access an explosives storage facility owned and operated by the U. S. Forest Service. The storage facility is located approximately two miles south of the City of Red Lodge. The following items were stolen from the storage facility:
Various emulsion-type explosives
Explosive cast boosters
Sample photographs of the types of explosives taken are shown below.”
SNIPPET: “A reward of up to $5,000 is being offered to anyone who provides information that leads to the recovery of the explosives and to the arrest and conviction of those responsible for the theft. Stealing explosives and possession of stolen explosives is a federal crime that is punishable by up to 10 years in prison.
Anyone with information is encouraged to call the ATF hotline at 1-888-ATF-BOMB (1-888-283-2662), or locally in Billings at 406-657-9700. They can also call the Carbon County Sheriffs Office at 406-446-1234.”