DENVER (KDVR) — The Denver Police Department bomb squad responded to a report of a suspect with fuel in their vehicle and firing a flare gun in front of the DPD District 6 station on Sunday, authorities say.
According to DPD, at 5:13 p.m. a call was received that a male parked a vehicle in front of the west side of the D6 station.
Police say the suspect lit a flare gun and fired it inside the car. After investigating, police say contents inside the vehicle were soaked in gasoline.
DPD arrested 37-year-old Derick Joseph Smialek on attempted arson and reckless endangerment charges on Sunday night.
The district is located at 1566 Washington St. in the north Capitol Hill neighborhood.