February 7, 2023

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Deputies find, detonate suspicious device near middle school

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SUMMIT COUNTY, Colo. (KDVR) — Deputies with the Summit County Sheriff’s Office responded to a report of a suspicious device that looked like a pipe bomb at a local middle school on Saturday.

According to SCSO, a person playing pickleball near Summit Middle School noticed a device near the school at 10:35 a.m.

The sheriff’s office arrived at the middle school and deployed two different robots that were unable to positively identify the device. After the device could not be identified, deputies evacuated the area and established a safety perimeter.

The Jefferson County Bomb Squad arrived on scene at 3:15 p.m. According to SCSO, the bomb squad successfully detonated the device and discovered it was a geocache vault. Inside the vault was a note calling the device…

Morgan Whitley

2022-08-06 18:17:03

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