Virginia bombing suspect in custody, threw bombs at officers

Posted at 2:30 PM, Nov 01, 2012
and last updated 2012-11-01 14:40:17-04

STAFFORD COUNTY, Va. (WTVR) -The man wanted for throwing bombs at homes in Virginia has been taken into custody. Laurence Alan Stewart II was located outside Great Falls, Montana, according to an email from Stafford County Sheriff’s Office Public Information Officer Bill Kennedy.

While police chased Stewart, the suspect threw pipe bombs at the officer, Kennedy said.

Police said Stewart left the car he was driving and ran from officers before he was taken into custody. Stewart had a gun, Kennedy said.

It is unclear, at this point, whether any shots were fired during the chase.

This is a developing story.

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