Improvised Explosive Device Brought Into County Jail
Friday May 22, 2015 10:56pm
Steuben County Jail Angola, IN
(ANGOLA) - An improvised explosive device had to be disposed of late Friday afternoon after it was brought into the Steuben County Sheriffs Department by a concerned citizen.
The Sheriffs Department says the suspicious item was brought in at about 4:45pm.
The Confinement Staff at the County Jail identified the item as an improvised explosive device.
Steuben County Detectives were notified and the Indiana State Police Bomb Squad was requested to dispose of the item. The bomb squad responded and took custody of the explosive device.
The improvised explosive device was located along a rural road in the southwest part of the county. The Sheriff’s Office is requesting that if you locate a suspicious item to contact Law Enforcement and do not touch or move it.