BOULDER COUNTY, Colo. – The suspect accused of planting a bomb outdoors the Nederland Police Division final month pleaded not responsible in federal courtroom Wednesday.
David Ansberry, sixty four, was denied bond after his plea, as prosecutors argued he was a hazard to society and a flight danger, which the decide agreed with.
Prosecutors stated the bomb left outdoors police headquarters contained arsenic and was designed to go off immediately, and that Ansberry posed a menace to society ought to he be launched since he allegedly is able to constructing such a tool.
Ansberry is charged with use or tried use of a weapon of mass destruction. He was indicted on the cost Nov. 2.
Ansberry allegedly dropped the explosive gadget off in backpack outdoors the police station someday within the early-morning hours of Oct. eleven. An officer took it into police headquarters earlier than realizing the explosive was inside. Bomb squads ultimately detonated the backpack.
Days later, Ansberry was captured within the Chicago space. He was recognized because the suspect by individuals who had seen him close to the police station across the time the bomb was place.
One other identifier was an previous “STP” sticker positioned on a enterprise close by, which led authorities to Ansberry as a result of he was related to the STP Household, a gang of principally transients that lived within the Boulder space within the Nineteen Sixties and ‘70s.
He’ll stay in custody pending his subsequent courtroom date, which has but to be set.