Irate Ex Gets 6 Years

     RIVERSIDE, Calif. (CN) – A man who left pipe bombs in his ex-girlfriend’s neighborhood was sentenced Monday to 6 years in federal prison.
     Edward Allen Costa, 49, of Desert Hot Springs, pleaded guilty in 2012 to being a felon in possession of a firearm. He was sentenced to a year in prison and was finishing his term at a halfway house when he walked away in August 2013, the U.S. Attorney’s Office said. He was on the loose until November.
     While he was a fugitive, he was charged with possessing six pipe bombs that were left in a residential neighborhood of Palm Springs.

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