Klamath County

Chemult man arrested; OSP finds 2 pipe bombs in car

CHEMULT, Ore. - Oregon State Police arrested a 26-year old Chemult man Saturday night following a disturbance and discovery of two small pipe bombs in his car, troopers said.

Around 10:12 p.m., OSP responded to reported disturbance in the 500 block of Benard Lane in Chemult.

Reported information indicated an intoxicated man broke a car window, threatened to use explosive devices on a vehicle and the home, and also indicated he might take his own life, troopers said.

Upon OSP's arrival, Donald E. Cockerill was detained without incident.

Troopers also found two pipe bombs in his vehicle, so they requested OSP Hazardous Device technicians respond to remove the homemade explosive devices.

Cockerill was lodged in the Klamath County Jail on the following charges:

* Possession of a Destructive Device
* Menacing
* Criminal Mischief in the Second Degree
* Disorderly Conduct in the Second Degree
* Harassment

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