Bomb squad called to Grovetown

Wednesday, Jan. 30, 2013 1:56 PM
Last updated 7:04 PM
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The Richmond County Bomb Squad assisted at a home in Grovetown on Wednesday morning after a suspicious item was discovered in a resident’s yard.

According to a sheriff’s office news release, a Summerfield Circle resident notified Grovetown police after he discovered a plastic sandwich bag filled with a white, powdery substance with what appeared to be a stem or wire in it.

The bomb squad did a field assessment and determined the item was not dangerous. It has been sent for testing.

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AutumnLeaves
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AutumnLeaves 01/30/13 - 05:40 pm
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SummerFIELD Circle not Summerville Circle.

Please correct article, it should read Summerfield Circle not Summerville Circle, shouldn't it?

dstewartsr
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dstewartsr 01/30/13 - 06:00 pm
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Grovetown's finest called

... the bomb squad? It's Grovetown; didn't read the writing "Dixie Crystals" on the package. Thought it was a themonuclear device. In all fairness, they were in a hurry; had to rush off to prevent a mass slaying by a six year old with an assault nerf gun.

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Fiat_Lux 01/30/13 - 07:53 pm
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Too funny, DStewartSr

and nice to see your moniker.

Connor Threlkeld
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Connor Threlkeld 01/30/13 - 09:10 pm
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Thank you AutumnLeaves, good

Thank you AutumnLeaves, good catch.

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