Suspect identified in Southwest Plaza bomb case

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Earl Albert Moore is considered to be armed and dangerous

By Emile Hallez

The FBI on Sunday identified the suspect linked to the bombs found April 20 in Southwest Plaza mall, saying he remains at large and is considered armed and dangerous.

The Joint Terrorism Task Force said it is searching for Earl Albert Moore, 65, who has an extensive criminal background.

Reports on Sunday indicated that Moore had been released from a federal prison a week before the bombs were planted at the mall. He had been serving a sentence for bank robbery.

Moore is described as bald, 200 to 225 pounds, about 6 feet tall, having blue eyes and numerous tattoos, including a flower, a dagger and a Viking on his arms. Moore was last seen on video footage from the mall and an RTD bus. He had a gray mustache and was wearing large glasses.

Moore has reportedly used five aliases: John Lindzy; Earl Buchanan; Morelli Buchanon; Donald Morelli; and Gary Steele.

Moore is being sought in connection with a pipe bomb and two small propane tanks found last week in a back hallway near the mall’s food court, where a mall employee spotted a small fire.

No serious injuries resulted.

Anyone with information about Moore is encouraged to call 911 or contact the Jeffco Sheriff’s Office at 303-271-5615.

Contact Emile Hallez Williams at emile@evergreenco.com or 303-933-2233, ext. 22. For updates, check www.ColumbineCourier.com.