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Thursday, May 27, 2010

Police Mum on 'Suspicious Device' Detonated by Bomb Squad

Posted By on Thu, May 27, 2010 at 12:30 PM

click to enlarge Boom! What was that?
  • Boom! What was that?
Yesterday, after reports of a suspicious package at 18th and Ord were relayed to police, the bomb squad moved in and noisily detonated said package.

Yet whether the "suspicious device rendered safe" was a bomb, a box of used pinball machine parts, or, as in the past, some sap's gym bag is information the police have chosen not to publicize.

The official line coming out of the SFPD was simply that it was "a suspicious device rendered safe." Spokesman Officer Albie Esparza adds, "I'd love to tell you what it was, but I just don't know."

More as we know more.

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Joe Eskenazi

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Joe Eskenazi was born in San Francisco, raised in the Bay Area, and attended U.C. Berkeley. He never left. "Your humble narrator" was a staff writer and columnist for SF Weekly from 2007 to 2015. He resides in the Excelsior with his wife, 4.3 miles from his birthplace and 5,474 from hers.


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