Device in Mendocino Detonated by Humboldt County Bomb Squad

Press release from the Mendocino County Sheriff’s Department:

mcsoOn 05-12-2016 at about 8:11 AM Mendocino County Sheriff’s Deputies were dispatched to a possible explosive device at the Little River Inn golf course in Little River, California.

Upon arrival Deputies learned that while maintenance staff was mowing the course workers found what was believed to be an explosive device near one of the tee boxes. The device was found during daylight hours and away from any structures which prompted a call to the Sheriff’s Office.

The suspected explosive device was small in size and appeared to be homemade.

The area was cordoned off and the Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office explosive ordinance disposal (EOD) unit was requested to respond.

The Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office EOD unit arrived on scene and examined the device before rendering it safe by detonating the device.

Mendocino County Sheriff’s Deputies collected evidence at the scene and the investigation is ongoing at this time.

Anyone with information regarding this incident is urged to contact the Mendocino County Sheriff’s Office tip-line by calling 707-234-2100.



  • someone doesn't like golf.

    Golf might not be the safest sport anymore. Or maybe the person just stopped by to shoot a couple holes to calm his/her nerves before taking care of business. What is this world coming to.

  • Wow that’s crazy!!

  • FORE!!!

  • Rodney Dangerfield

    Just an excuse for the “Bomb Bot”to get in a quick 9 holes! Maybe they had gopher problems. “A real Cinderella story” “Nice Hat! Did it come with a free bowl of soup? But on you it looks good!” “last time I saw a mouth like that it had a hook in it.” (tugging at collar) For Christmas, I bought my kid a dart set. He gave me a t-shirt with a target on the back “I tell ya, this is a tough room. I get No respect! No respect!

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