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Wednesday, 13 January 2016 15:30

Whitmore Closed for Possible Explosive

CERES - Police blocked off Whitmore Avenue between Louise and Rose Avenues Wednesday afternoon after a report of a possible explosive device.

Police initially responded to a report of two vehicles driving erratically and contacted two suspicious men who were running in the area. Authorities were unsure if they were related to the vehicles. During a search of the two men, police located weapon related items and the possible explosive.

The possible explosive was left near a tree at a home on the 2800 block of Whitmore Avenue. Authorities urged motorists to avoid the area. Firefighters and paramedics staged in the Save Mart shopping center parking lot.

At time of publication, the Stanislaus County Sheriff's Bomb Squad was responding to assist in the incident. 

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Published in Breaking News
Sunday, 18 October 2015 15:50

Pipe Bomb Destroyed in Turlock

TURLOCK - The Stanislaus County Sheriff Bomb Squad responded to a report of a pipe bomb discovered in a yard Sunday afternoon.

The bomb squad responded to assist the Turlock Police Department with the incident at about 12:30pm at a home on the 2500 block of Oxford Avenue.

Officials used a robot to neutralize the pipe bomb. There were no injuries reported in the incident.

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Published in Breaking News
Saturday, 17 October 2015 16:50

Possible Explosive Device Located

CERES - Police responded to a report of a possible explosive device in a residential area Saturday afternoon.

The object was located in the area of the 2300 block of 5th Street. Police closed off the road between Whitmore and Thomas as a safety precaution.

The Stanislaus County Sheriff's Bomb Squad was requested to identify and remove the object.

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Published in Breaking News
Wednesday, 14 October 2015 22:51

Teen Arrested Following Bomb, Shooting Threats

OAKDALE - Police arrested a teen after he made threats agains his school two days in a row to avoid attendance, authorities say.

According to police, authorities first received a blocked call Monday morning just after 5:30am from an individual making a bomb threat against the East Valley Education Center on South 5th Avenue. The campus was not occupied and school was canceled for the day. After a search, no explosive was found.

The following day authorities received a call from what sounded to be the same individual, claiming to be upset after a fight with his girlfriend. Before hanging up, the caller threatened to shoot up the East Valley Education Center because that is supposedly where the two had met.

During the course of the investigation, authorities were able to trace the call and identify a suspect to a residence in Modesto. The 16 year old male was identified as a student of the education center and taken into custody at his home.

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Published in Crime
Wednesday, 28 August 2013 04:59

Suspicious Backpack Deemed Harmless

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Yesterday morning, authorities with the Stanislaus County Sheriff's Department responded to California Avenue Elementary School in Riverbank for a report of a suspicious package.

The package was later determined to be a backpack, which did not appear to belong to a student on campus according to officials. The assistance of the Stanislaus County Sheriff Bomb Squad was requested to examine the bag.

After a short amount of time it was determined that the bag was harmless and removed from the campus. Authorities stated school was safe for students to continue their day during the investigation, and the day continued business as usual.

Published in News
Saturday, 06 July 2013 08:27

Bomb Squad Responds To Bag

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On Friday afternoon Modesto Police Officers responded to a report of a suspicious bag left in a business on the 3300 block of McHenry Avenue. Employees carried that bag outside and awaited authorities who later called out the Stanislaus County Bomb Squad. After investigation and several businesses being evacuated in the shopping center, it was later determined to be a laptop and remote controlled car in the bag. Officials believe the items were stolen in a vehicle burglary earlier in the day. The person who left the bag was reportedly exhibiting odd behavior and was not located.

Published in News
Wednesday, 03 July 2013 11:05

City Hall Evacuated

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Officials evacuated City Hall in downtown Modesto for a couple hours this morning after a report of a suspicious package. It was later determined to be an envelope containing paperwork that was vaguely addressed, and not dangerous.

Published in Breaking News
Thursday, 21 March 2013 03:00

Suspicious Device Closes Stockton Bridge

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This morning the Waterloo bridge over Highway 99 was closed for a report of a suspicious object.

The object was described as a backpack with a pipe and wires sticking out of it. Authorities closed the bridge and requested the bomb squad.

The bomb squad responded to the scene and after investigating decided to detonate the device, rendering it harmless.

Published in Breaking News
Sunday, 16 September 2012 13:41

Bomb Squad Detonates Suspected Acid Bomb

On 09‑16‑12 at about 1:30 PM Sheriff's deputies responded to the 600 Block of Colorado Avenue in Modesto, CA for a potential explosive device. The device, a plastic container, had an unknown substance inside of it and was found near a vacant residence.

Deputies immediately shut down the 600 Block of Colorado Avenue and requested the assistance of the Bomb team. When members of the bomb team arrived they found what they potentially believed was an acid bomb.The device was rendered safe on scene and the roadway was re opened. It is not known why the device was left in the 600 Block of Colorado and no suspects have been identified at this time.

Published in Safety
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