Missouri man receives probation in Oklahoma pipe bomb case

 

February 13, 2019



TULSA, Okla. (AP) — A 36-year-old Missouri man has been placed on probation after pleading guilty to having a pipe bomb at his former apartment in Oklahoma.

Federal court records in Tulsa show Richard C. Cole received 2½ years of probation when he was sentenced Thursday on one felony count of possession of an unregistered destructive device. Cole faced up to 10 years in prison.

Cole, of Joplin, was charged in August after the landlord of Cole's former apartment in Afton found an improvised explosive device in a garage after Cole was evicted from the rental.

Authorities later discovered t...



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