West Bend police: Live grenade found in Goodwill donation bin
Posted: Jul 27, 2020 3:07 PM CDT
WEST BEND, Wis. (CBS 58) -- A live grenade was found in a Goodwill donation bin by an employee around 10:15 a.m. Monday, July 27.
According to police, West Bend officers arrived at the Goodwill on Clarence Court and confirmed the device was a grenade. Officers assisted in safely evacuating the store and securing the surrounding area.
The West Bend Police Department said they contacted the Milwaukee County Sheriff's Department and requested assistance from their Explosive Ordnance Disposal Unit.
Members of Milwaukee County Sheriff's Department EOD Unit also responded and determined the grenade was a live device. According to officials, deputies assigned to the EOD Unit rendered the grenade safe, and transported it to safely dispose of it.