Stories tagged with: Columbus Bomb Squad

April 18, 2013 - 6:46am
2 years 5 weeks ago

The Licking County Sheriff's Office said a local citizen brought a possible explosive device to their building.

In a press release the sheriff's office said that around 11a.m. Wednesday, Gary Jones brought a device that resembled a WWII era hand grenade to the sheriff's office for disposal.

He had found the object while helping a friend with cleaning out his home. Once the officer learned of the situation he had Jones leave the device in his truck as a precaution until...

March 1, 2010 - 6:37pm
5 years 12 weeks ago

All is clear in the City of Athens after a suspicious package was reported in the city parking garage this morning.

The Athens Police Department received the call around 9:30 a.m. and a press release indicates the incident forced the evacuation and closure of the Athens City Law Director's office and the Athens City building. Vehicle and pedestrian traffic also was blocked on several streets surrounding the parking garage.

The Columbus Bomb squad was called in to examine the...

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