Dynamite Found in Chino Valley Barn
An unexpected and potentially dangerous discovery was made in a barn in Chino Valley.
Police responded to a call Sunday around 11:36 am in the 100 block of E. Liana Drive regarding dynamite found in a barn. The reporting party was cleaning out an old barn on the property when they located five sticks of dynamite. It is unknown how long the dynamite had been out in the barn or who put it there.
When officers arrived, they secured the area and contacted the Flagstaff Police Department Bomb Squad to assist with the removal and destruction of the dynamite. They successfully transported the dynamite to a safe location, where it was destroyed.
There were no injuries reported and no other dynamite was located on the property.