IED found on bridge in White County

JUDSONIA, Ark. – A press release from White County Sheriff’s Department states an improvised explosive device (IED) was found on a bridge on Monday.

At around 10:37 a.m. on Monday, October 9, 2017, a press release from the sheriff’s department said the White County 911 Center received a call of a suspicious device located on the bridge of Conway Road.

Deputies responded and located a possible IED.

The Sheriff’s Office erred on the side of caution and contacted the Arkansas State Police Bomb Squad. ASP determined that the object indeed was a homemade explosive, the release states.

The bomb squad safely disabled the device and took possession of the evidence, the release said.

An ongoing investigation is underway.

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