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I.E.D. Found In Calaveras County

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San Andreas, CA — Thursday evening at approximately seven o´clock a suspicious device was discovered at 524 Lewis Street.

The Calaveras County Sheriff Department´s Bomb Squad responded to evaluate the device which was determined to be an Improvised Exposive Device (I.E.D.) following an X-ray.

As a procedural precautionary measure residences in close proximity were relocated and units from the Fire Department and Emergency Medical Services were staged in the immediate area.

The Sheriff´s Department is continuing with the investigation.

Written by Bill Johnson