Explosives Stolen from Ravalli County Company

By Beacon Staff

VICTOR – Law enforcement in Ravalli County is investigating the theft of about 285 pounds of high explosives, explosive boosters and dynamite.

Authorities say the materials were stolen around March 15 to April 1, from a storage facility operated by Ajax Contracting Inc. west of Victor.

Officials are offering a reward of up to $5,000 for information that leads to the location of the stolen materials and to the conviction of those responsible for the thefts.

Possession of stolen explosives and theft of explosives is a federal offense, and perpetrators would face up to 10 years in prison for the crime.

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