SEATTLE, Wash. - King County prosecutors have charged a Las Vegas man arrested near the University of Washington for possessing a bomb.
Prosecutors say 22-year-old Justin Jasper is charged with possessing an incendiary device, two stolen guns and a truck stolen from a man who befriended him in Montana.
In charging documents filed Tuesday in Seattle, prosecutors asked that bail for Jasper be maintained at $2 million, citing what they called "the likelihood the defendant will commit a violent offense."
Deputy Prosecutor Daniel Carew said that when Jasper was arrested in the stolen truck July 3, he was in possession of six homemade firebombs, a double-barreled shotgun, a long rifle with a scope, body armor and multiple knives.
Authorities say Jasper also had maps to three Seattle campuses and a recording in which he said he planned to do something in the West to support protesters demanding reform in Brazil.