Explosive device damages restroom toilet, leads to citation

Explosive device damages restroom toilet, leads to citation

A Lewiston man was cited for malicious injury to property for using a homemade explosive device to damage a toilet inside a restroom.

An investigation into the incident led deputies from the Nez Perce County Sheriff’s Office to 22 year old Luke E. Rauch.

Sunday morning, deputies were sent to investigate a report of vandalism at a restroom at the wildlife refuge on Tammany Creek Rd.

Deputies found that a homemade explosive device was used to damage the toilet inside the restroom. The device was believed to be made from fireworks.