Jul 26, 2017

HCSO Bomb Squad detonated a device near Eureka High last night, media release to have more information later today

Shortly before 11 p.m. yesterday Humboldt County Sheriff's Bomb Squad detonated what was reported as a pipe bomb on Del Norte Street near Eureka High school.  Both ends of the Del Norte Street hill were blocked off to traffic.

HCSO Lt. Mike Fridley said a press release will be out later today.

Press Release:

On 07-25-17 at about 2115 hrs the Humboldt County Sheriff's Office Explosive Ordinance Disposal Team was called out.  The Eureka Police Department had located a suspicious object in the gutter near the intersection of 14th and Del Norte Streets.  EOD team members responded and located a cylindrical object with what appeared to be caps on both ends. Team members were able to render the object safe.  It was determined the object was possibly an older style kingpin   

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