Colorado: IID Discovered near Residence

TRIPwire, 26 June 2020

On 25 June 2020 at approximately 0730 hours local time, officers from the Loveland Police Department responded to reports of an improvised incendiary device (IID) discovered near a residence. According to police, the IID, described as a Molotov cocktail, was composed of a soda bottle filled with flammable liquid with a wick and was likely thrown between 2000 hours the night before and 0700 hours that day. The IID had been ignited and the bottle broke in the rock bed where it landed, leaving only some tree branches in the rock bed burned, while the nearby residence remained undamaged.