Subscribe Register Login

Wednesday, October 01, 2014, 3:22 a.m.
Top Picks - Mobile App

Bomb squad safely disables explosive in Harrison

By The Associated Press

This article was published December 14, 2012 at 8:28 a.m.

— A bomb squad safely disabled a pipe bomb after evacuating Harrison's City Hall as a precaution.

Authorities say a woman found the device in her home Thursday and brought it to the police department, which is adjacent to City Hall. The Harrison Daily Times reports a bomb squad from Bentonville was called in to disable the device.

City Hall was evacuated as a precaution and employees were sent home for the day.

Bomb technician Michael Meadors says the bomb squad used a water cannon to blow apart the device. Meadors says the explosive was a PVC pipe filled with gunpowder and surrounded by pellets that would have created shrapnel if it had exploded.

Authorities say the woman said the device belonged to a previous resident of her home.

Comment on: Bomb squad safely disables explosive in Harrison

To report abuse or misuse of this area please hit the "Suggest Removal" link in the comment to alert our online managers. Read our Terms of Use policy.

Subscribe Register Login

You must login to make comments.

Displaying 1 - 1 of 1 total comment

JIMBOB47 says... December 14, 2012 at 8:37 a.m.

And the 'previous resident' is....??

( | suggest removal )

  • page
  • 1
Click here to make a comment

To report abuse or misuse of this area please hit the "Suggest Removal" link in the comment to alert our online managers. Read our Terms of Use policy.

TOP JOBS

  • Plumbers

    Action Inc is currently hiring foreman & journeyman plumbers...
    JONESBORO, AR

  • Concrete form carpen

    concrete form carpenters needed for Pine Bluff area. Mail re...
    LITTLE ROCK, AR

  • Life skill tech

    Saturday & Sunday 6a-6:30p. Direct care. Experience in long ...
    NORTH LITTLE ROCK, AR

  • Financialcoordinator

    Financial CoordinatorWant to work for an exciting, growing d...
    LITTLE ROCK, AR

  • Sales

    Do you like to talk to strangers? Are you the life of the pa...
    Little Rock, AR

Search 937 jobs >

Top Picks - Mobile App
Arkansas Online