Clipped From Port Angeles Evening News
Attempted bombing revealed "I feel that it's an attempt on his life," Police Chief Harry Kochanek said of the attempted bombing of Sgt. John Sweatt's car early last Saturday. Kochanek said that Sweatt was approaching his dune buggy parked across from the police station shortly after 1 a.m., Saturday, when he smelled the odor of something burning. He discovered three sticks of dynamite and a fuse that had been burning. Jerking tho materials from the car, Sweatt threw the dynamite and the fuse In opposite directions, averting a possible explosion. This Is the second time a bomb has been planted in Sweatt's car In a year and ?. half, Kochanek said. The first time, the bomb went off when the vehicle was parked and unoccupied. In both Instances, tho bombs were apparentlydeslgned to explode at the approximate time Sweatt got off work, Kochanek said. City Police are Investigating.