KHQ6, SPOKANE, WA - The man who claimed he had a bomb when he entered the Spokane Teamster's building last month is now facing federal arson charges. The Indictment charges James Yeager with Damage by Fire to a Building Used in Interstate and Foreign Commerce. According to court documents, on December 9th, Yeager drove to Spokane from his home in Grand Coulee with plans to burn down the office of the Spokane County Democrats. At the time, the group was renting space in the Teamsters building at 1912 North Division Street. According to court documents, when Yeager entered the building he told several people that he had a bomb. Investigators later determined that Yeager did not have an explosive. however, he was carrying a homemade item that looked similar. Click here for more on this story and video.
Man accused of arson at the Spokane Teamsters building now facing federal charges
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