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Grenade found at recycling center was not active

  • Monday, October 1, 2012

  • Updated Monday, October 1, 2012 11:15 am

An explosive devise found at a Pawleys Island recycling Center Monday morning was found to be not active after an investigation.
The devise, described by authorities on the scene at the center located on Grate Ave. as a hand grenade, was found and reported at about 9:30 a.m. Monday.
“The suspicious item was observed in a dumpster. The recycling center was closed and secured. Midway Fire and Rescue as well as the South Carolina Law Enforcement Division Bomb Disposal Unit arrived on scene,” said Sheriff’s Office spokeswoman Carrie Cuthbertson. “After an investigation, the item in question was determined to be inert.”

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