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October 17, 2016

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U.S. Department of Justice announces arrest of man believed to have placed improvised explosive device in Nederland shopping complex

The defendant, 64-year-old David Michael Ansberry, was caught in Chicago after fleeing Colorado

Nederland, Colo. - This afternoon the U.S. Department of Justice announced the arrest of David Michael Ansberry, 64, originally from California, who was arrested over the weekend in Chicago, Illinois, in connection with the placing of an improvised explosive device at the Nederland Police Department and Boulder County Sheriff's substation on October 11.

A copy of the media release from the U.S. Department of Justice and the U.S. Attorney's Office for the District of Colorado can be found HERE. The Department of Justice has also released a copy of the CRIMINAL COMPLAINT and its supporting affidavit.

Anyone with information about this investigation is asked to call the FBI Denver Division at (303) 629-7171. Media and press inquiries should be directed to the U.S. Attorney's Office for the District of Colorado at (303) 454-0243.

The case number associated with this investigation is 16-6264.

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/s/ Cmdr. Mike Wagner
Public Information Officer