Investigation Continues Into Bomb Devices Placed Around The Grand Valley


The Grand Junction Police Department is looking for a suspect they believe is responsible for setting five explosive devices in Grand Junction this morning.

The suspect is Robert L. Burke, a white male believed to be in his mid-fifties. He has grey hair and blue eyes. He may be driving a maroon 1999 Chevrolet Astro van. The Colorado licence plate is 794CYB.

Police first received a call early this morning when an explosion occured outside a home. Soon after the calls started coming in.

Three of the five explosive devices were detonated by the bomb squad and police department. The two that did explode caused some fire damage to the homes. There were no injuries.

Authorities are warning people to be cautious of suspicious looking devices placed near buildings, and to call 9-1-1 immediatly.

If anyone has information regarding the location of Robert L. Burke, they should call 9-1-1 or Crime Stoppers at 241-7867.


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