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Hopewell Police Department
Thursday July 9th, 2009 :: 11:03 a.m. EDT



On July 8, 2009, the Hopewell Police Department responded to the 2300 block of Maple St. for a report of ordnance found at that location. The preliminary investigation revealed that a construction worker owner found a non-explosive training ordnance device buried in the yard of the residence.

The Virginia State Police Bomb Squad was contacted and responded. They took custody of the item for disposal.

Hopewell Police Department
300 N Main St
Hopewell, VA 23860

Emergency: 9-1-1
Non-emergencies: 804-541-2222

Joseph Sumner
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