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Pipe Bomb Scare

Josephine County Sheriff’s Office responded to a call about a possible pipe bomb.

Posted: Jan 25, 2019 2:01 AM
Updated: Jan 25, 2019 2:07 AM

GRANTS PASS, Ore. – Deputies from the Josephine County Sheriff’s Office responded to the 1400 block of Pinecrest Drive in Josephine County around 5p.m. yesterday, after someone called 911 to report finding what they believed was a pipe bomb.

A sealed 6” metal pipe, which resembled an explosive device was found. Deputies secured the area and closed the roadway.

After confirming the description of the device and its location on the roadway, the Oregon State Police Bomb Squad was contacted and responded to the scene.

The Oregon State Police Bomb Squad determined it was not an explosive device and posed no danger to the public.

The Josephine County Sheriff’s Office requests the public to call 911 immediately if you find any item you suspect might be an explosive device.

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