Stories tagged with: Columbus Bomb Squad

July 14, 2015 - 9:05pm
2 weeks 6 days ago

A report of a possible bomb is being investigated in the 1200 block of Henry Street in Zanesville.

The Columbus Bomb Squad, Zanesville Fire Department, and Zanesville Police Department all responded to 1277 Henry Street for reports of a possible bomb. According to ZPD officials, a female resident at the home called just after 3 this afternoon to report her husband for making a possible pipe bomb inside the home. Officials believe it to be a false alarm, but still treated the situation...

April 18, 2013 - 6:46am
2 years 15 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 22 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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