- Associated Press - Friday, September 18, 2015

MANITOWOC, Wis. (AP) - A bomb squad was called to a Manitowoc residence after a man found old explosives among the items he had purchased at an auction.

Manitowoc police say the citizen had recently bought several truckloads of various materials at the auction in Mount Calvary and took them back home. He called police Thursday after finding the old and weathered explosives among the items he purchased.

Police called the Brown/Outagamie County Sheriff’s Office Bomb Squad which took the explosives to a remote location in Manitowoc and destroyed them.

Sign up for Daily Newsletters

Copyright © 2019 The Washington Times, LLC.

The Washington Times Comment Policy

The Washington Times welcomes your comments on Spot.im, our third-party provider. Please read our Comment Policy before commenting.


Click to Read More and View Comments

Click to Hide