Heavily-Armed Man Arrested in Seattle From Las Vegas

SEATTLE (AP) — Police in Seattle are investigating a Las Vegas man arrested near the University of Washington in a stolen pickup truck filled with weapons, body armor and suspected explosive devices.

University of Washington police chief John Vinson the man, later identified as Justin Miles Jasper, 21, was driving a truck stolen from Montana and had with him a scoped rifle, shotgun and six Molotov cocktails.

Jasper was booked into the King County Jail.

The university police contacted Seattle police and the Federal Bureau of Investigation after searching the vehicle and finding the suspected bombs.

Vinson said Jasper was not cooperating with police, but said there did not appear to be any threat to the university campus.


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