BOULDER, Colo. (AP) -- A 16-year-old boy accused of bringing an explosive device to his Lafayette high school wants a judge to close his trial to the public.
Andrew de Bartolome is charged as an adult with attempted murder, use of explosives, possession of an explosive and menacing.
De Bartolome is accused of bringing a device to Centaurus High School in Lafayette on May 13, forcing the evacuation of the school and a nearby road for several hours. A teacher found the explosive in a paper bag and took it outside.
According to the Boulder Daily Camera, the youth is scheduled for a preliminary hearing on Aug. 28.
KKCO firmly believes in freedom of speech for all and we are happy to provide this forum for the community to share opinions and facts. We ask that commenters keep it clean, keep it truthful, stay on topic and be responsible. Comments left here do not necessarily represent the viewpoint of KKCO 11News.powered by Disqus
Viewers with disabilities can get assistance accessing this station's FCC Public Inspection File by contacting the station with the information listed below. Questions or concerns relating to the accessibility of the FCC's online public file system should be directed to the FCC at 888-225-5322, 888-835-5322 (TTY), or firstname.lastname@example.org.