Grenade found in driveway of Oildale residence

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. - Around 5 p.m. on March 6, Kern County Sheriff's deputies responded to a home in the 400 block of Locust Street in Oildale with reports of a possible explosive device, deputies said.

A woman located what appeared to be a grenade under a trailer in her driveway and said she did not know how it got there, deputies said.

Deputies requested the Bomb Squad respond to determine if the device was explosive, and they evacuated residences in the surrounding area as a precaution, deputies said.

Bomb Squad personnel detonated the grenade in its place, deputies said.


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