22News sat down with a state police bomb technician today to learn about their very risky job.
The veteran accused of the pipe bomb scare in West Springfield, was released from the hospital on Friday, and taken to Hampden County Jail.
The veteran who was allegedly holding pipe bombs out of his car in West Springfield, injured himself in a holding cell at court.
22News spoke with West Springfield Police Chief Ronald Campurciani about Monday’s pipe bomb incident on Route 5.
After the standoff in West Springfield, 22News spoke with veterans about this service member’s struggle with post-traumatic stress disorder.
Robert Decoteau III of Russell has been ordered to undergo evaluation at Bridgewater State Hospital for the next 20 days.
A pre-arraignment hearing was held on Tuesday for a man arrested with four pipe bombs in his truck on Route 5 in West Springfield.
22News found people at businesses on Riverdale Street were still talking about what happened on Monday.
Several pipe bombs were found in a distraught veteran’s truck after he led police on a chase on Route 5 in West Springfield.
West Springfield Police re-opened Riverdale Street after a standoff with a distraught veteran who had four pipe bombs in his truck.
A section of Route 5 was closed for several hours on Monday. 22News found out how this impacted businesses in the area.