Device in Mendocino Detonated by Humboldt County Bomb Squad
Press release from the Mendocino County Sheriff’s Department:
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.