Suspicious item found by Elkhart bomb unit was homemade firework
Posted: 07/30/2013 at 10:01 am
By: Truth Staff
The Elkhart County Sheriff’s Department received a report at 8:11 a.m. Tuesday, July 30 about an item along Adams Street, near Lami Plast, a business at 25750 Woodlawn Ave., just outside the Elkhart city limits. It “appears to have been a homemade firework,” the sheriff’s department said in a press release, citing Elkhart police authorities. It was wrapped in clear nylon packaging tape with a fuse attached to it.
The bomb unit responded, collecting the item and will destroy it. The closest building was vacant at the time, according to the press release.
If you have any information about the item please call the sheriff’s department at 533-4151.