Suspect in Spokane's King Day bomb probe detained
The bomb found along a parade route on Martin Luther King Jr. day was set up to be detonated remotely.
March 9th, 2011
02:44 PM ET

Suspect in Spokane's King Day bomb probe detained

Authorities have a suspect in custody in connection with a backpack bomb found in January along a Martin Luther King Jr. Day parade route in Spokane, Washington, according to U.S. Attorney Michael Ormsby for the Eastern District of Washington.

Ormsby told CNN that Kevin William Harpham, 36, of Colville, Washington, is scheduled to appear in court Wednesday at 3:30 p.m. PT on charges of attempted use of a weapon of mass destruction and possession of an unregistered device.

The suspect was apprehended away from his home, which is in a rural part of Washington state near Colville, a law enforcement source told CNN.

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  1. Al

    So will Peter King start having a hearing on Christian terrorist?

    March 9, 2011 at 2:49 pm | Report abuse |
  2. Mary

    Bye to all I have overstayed my welcome

    March 9, 2011 at 4:10 pm | Report abuse |
  3. Cesar

    @Mary, Hi

    March 9, 2011 at 7:01 pm | Report abuse |
  4. RUFFNUTT

    like some would make one with a 200 foot fuse.. and hope no one noticed it..

    March 9, 2011 at 10:42 pm | Report abuse |