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Suspected Berthoud cemetery bomb actually geocache wrapped in duct tape

Posted By Editor On March 3, 2012 @ 5:44 pm In Area News,Police Beat | Comments Disabled

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By Robert Allen

Police and a bomb squad were called to Greenlawn Cemetery for three hours today to inspect a suspicious package wrapped in duct tape.

“It looked to be a homemade explosive,” said Berthoud Police officer Scott Bonner. “It turned out to be one of those geocaches with a bunch of necklaces and trinkets.”

The Northern Colorado Bomb Squad used a robot to attempt to detonate the foot-long package wrapped in black duct tape with a hexagonal end and what looked like a fuse, he said, but it “didn’t do much to it.’

Online research eventually confirmed the item was a geocache, … Read More [2]


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