El Paso County Crime

2 arrested after report of "military grade" explosive found at Fountain Valley School

2 arrested after report of "military...

SECURITY-WIDEFIELD, Colo. - Two people have been arrested after the El Paso County Sheriff's Office had to neutralize what was described as a "military grade" explosive device at Fountain Valley School. 

The device was found in the cafeteria. 

Deputies, members of the Regional Bomb Squad Unit, SWAT, and ATF personnel responded to the scene at around 3:10 p.m. on Tuesday. 

Over 300 faculty and students had to be evacuated.

Nobody was injured.

Bryan S. Bolding and his 16-year-old male accomplice were arrested on multiple felony and misdemeanor charges including Possession and Use of a Hoax Incendiary Device, Terrorist Training Activities, Contributing to the Delinquency of a Minor, Conspiracy, Attempting to Influence a Public Servant, Reckless Endangerment, Child Abuse Without Injury and several counts of Felony Menacing.

According to the school's directory, Bolding is the Director of Technology with the school. 



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