Suspicious Package Locks Down Planned Parenthood Office Monday

UPDATE: The suspicious package was….wait for it …Four pounds of pot!!

This is a press release by the Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office:

On 03-16-2015 at 11:12 a.m. the Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office received a telephone call from an employee at the Planned Parenthood Office located on Timber Falls Court Eureka, regarding a suspicious package that was delivered by the US Postal Service.

When the deputy arrived at Planned Parenthood he contacted the employee, who showed him the package. The package was approximately 2’ x 2’ in size. The package was originally sent to an address in Georgia, which was undeliverable. The Postal Service then sent it back to the sender, which was the address for the Planned Parenthood on Timber Falls Court Eureka. The packaged was addressed to a J. Black. The employee said nobody by the last name of Black works for their office.

The Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office Explosive Ordnance Disposal Unit (EOD) was called to the scene. At this time EOD is on scene accessing the package to determine if it is an explosive device. Anyone with information for the Sheriff’s Office regarding this case or related criminal activity is encouraged to call the Sheriff’s Office at 707-445-7251 or the Sheriff’s Office Crime Tip line at 707-268-2539.

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