Reinbold; Bail Set, Latest after Court Hearing 30 Oct 17

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Bail was set today at $15,000 conditional / $150,000 unconditional, in the case of a Pennington County Man accused in two counties, following a cache of potential pipe bombs discovered earlier this month at a jointly owned Hunting Cabin near Oklee.

41 year old Eric Reinbold was charged this afternoon in District Court in Thief River Falls; Red Lake County Prosecutors alleging Possession of Explosives or Incendiary Devices – the Pennington County Attorney’s Office demanding Revocation of the Terms of Probation on a previous sentence, with Reinbold’s probation officer recommending Execution of Sentence on the previous charges and Reinbold’s attorney requesting Reinbold be released on his personal recognizance.

At the end of the day, District Judge Tamara Yon agreed with Red Lake County prosecutors; citing a potential threat to public safety, but did not revoke probation, instead setting the terms of bail, which Reinbold’s attorney said he was likely to meet.

Eric Reinbold is accused after Red Lake County Sheriff’s Deputy Bradley Johnson was  called to a jointly-owned cabin October 22nd in Rural Oklee after one of the owners found a tote filled with what appeared to be pipe-bombs. The area was secured with the help of a Brainerd Area Bomb Squad and other evidence also collected, including;
- a plastic bag and two one pound containers of Hodgdon Select Rifle/Shotgun Powder ..
- a plastic tote with six galvanized steel pipes, five capped on both ends; with wiring and attached nine volt batteries ..
- a kitchen timer inside the tote ..
- and a list of supplies that included toggle switches, along with a receipt for device fuses with Reinbold’s address included.

According to the complaint, as officers were gathering evidence Reinbold left messages for family members by text and voice mail, asking them to get law enforcement off the property; saying there was nothing there that could hurt anyone and asking if deputies had recovered an old gun buried at the hunting cabin.

Today in court, Reinbold’s defense attorney said the receipt in question dated to 2008, well before the domestic incident two years ago.

Reinbold’s next court appearance is scheduled November 15th in Red Lake County District Court, Red Lake Falls.

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7am Monday October 30th 2017

An Oklee Area man is scheduled to make his first appearance today before District Judge Tamara Yon, accused of a felony level offense in the recovery of bomb making materials two Sundays ago in Red Lake County.

According to the Red Lake County Court Administrator’s Office, 41 year old Eric Reinbold is charged with owning a container of explosive or incendiary devices discovered at a jointly owned hunting cabin on 3 hundred 30th Avenue South East / Rural Oklee.
Reinbold was taken into custody without incident Friday on a warrant issued by Judge Yon last Thursday, and was booked into the Pennington County Jail.

According to the Criminal Complaint; Red Lake County Deputy Bradley Johnson was called to the jointly-owned cabin October 22nd after one of the owners found a tote filled with what appeared to be pipe-bombs. The area was secured with the help of a Brainerd Area Bomb Squad and other evidence also collected, including;
- a plastic bag and two one pound containers of Hodgdon Select Rifle/Shotgun Powder ..
- a plastic tote with six galvanized steel pipes, five capped on both ends; with wiring and attached nine volt batteries ..
- a kitchen timer inside the tote ..

- and a list of supplies that included toggle switches, along with a receipt for device fuses with Reinbold’s address included.
According to the complaint, as officers were gathering evidence Reinbold left messages for family members by text and voice mail asking them to get law enforcement off the property; saying there was nothing there that could hurt anyone and asking if deputies had recovered an old gun buried at the hunting cabin.

Reinbold is currently serving probation on charges stemming from a domestic incident two years ago.

Today’s court hearing is scheduled at 1pm.