An entire family from Bunkie has been arrested on bomb making charges. Avoyelles Sheriff Doug Anderson says they executed a warrant on 38-year-old Jenus Juneau, who was accused of stealing $12,000 worth of household goods, guns, and jewelry on Sunday.

“During the search of the residence, a backpack was found with what was described as a pipe bomb and other bomb related material inside the bag. The scene was immediately cleared and a safe zone established,” Anderson said.

Juneau Family

Anderson says Juneau’s wife, Kristina, and their two 19-year-old children were also charged with manufacture and possession of delayed action incendiary device. He says they’re still working to determine why this family was making pipe bombs.

“We’re not sure at this time. We never had a problem with these people being violent in the past. We’re looking into it more, and we’ll come up with the reason why,” Anderson said.

Bond was set at $50,000 for Jenus, who is also charged with theft, and $40,000 for the rest of the family.