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Idaho man attempts to detonate explosive device

Man receives multiple charges including arson, burglary, assault and more

PULLMAN - Pullman Police Officers showed up at the 400 block of Morton Street for a disorderly person on Sunday, May 7, at approximately 4:12 p.m., learning Apollo Lawyer, 31, of Lapwai, Idaho., unsuccessfully tried to start an acquaintance's apartment on fire and threatened residents.

Lawyer reportedly had what appeared to be an explosive device and unsuccessfully tried to light the explosive.

Lawyer was booked into the Whitman County Jail Monday, May 8, at 2:59 a.m. on a $100,000 bond or $10,000 cash bail through Whitman County Superior Court.

Upon completion of investigations, the crime sce...


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