Suspects identified after pipe bomb found in stolen vehicle in Broomfield

BROOMFIELD, Colo. -- Police are investigating a pipe bomb that was discovered inside a stolen vehicle at a Walmart on Sunday morning.

The incident began at 4:10 a.m. when officers were conducting business checks and patrolling the Walmart parking lot in the 12100 block of Sheridan Boulevard when they found a vehicle that had been stolen out of Thornton.

Three suspects -- Zach Rickard, 30, John Ulibarri, 48, and Heather Moore, 28 -- have been detained by officers and taken to fail.

Moore is facing charges of eight thefts, including motor vehicle theft and fugitive from justice.

Rickard is facing six charges, including motor vehicle theft and possession of drug paraphernalia.

Ulibarri is facing a charge of fugitive from justice.

The Adams County Bomb Squad assisted the Broomfield Police Department and confirmed the device found in the vehicle was a pipe bomb.

The device was disassembled and the investigation is ongoing, police said.

Authorities will remain on scene as they complete their investigation.

Police confirm there is no further danger to the public, and the Walmart is open for business as usual.