Colorado: IID Thrown at Residence by Assault Suspect

TRIPwire, 21 May 2020

On 18 May 2020, officers from the Erie Police Department responded to a report of an improvised incendiary device (IID), described as a Molotov cocktail, thrown at a private residence. The suspect, a 29-year-old male, was believed to have assaulted the home’s resident several days prior before leaving the area in a stolen vehicle, which was also spotted fleeing after the IID attack. He was also accused of damaging another vehicle with a pellet gun. The suspect, who has not been apprehended, is currently facing charges including attempted murder, arson, and assault.