Bomb squad responds to suspicious device on Union Pacific property in Nebraska

(The following appeared on the Kearney Hub website on September 28, 2010.)

COZAD, Neb. Officials are investigating after a suspicious device was found on Union Pacific Railroad property Monday.

The device was found about 1:30 p.m. on UP property about eight miles east of Cozad, according to a press release from the Dawson County Sheriff's Office.

The Nebraska State Patrol was called, and the destructive device was made safe by a bomb technician of the Nebraska State Patrol bomb squad.

The Lexington Volunteer Fire and Rescue Department was standing by at the scene.

The Federal Bureau of Investigation, Union Pacific Railroad Police Department, Nebraska State Patrol and Dawson County Sheriff's Office are investigating the incident.

Anyone with information is asked to call Dawson County Crimestoppers at 866-652-7383.

Tuesday, September 28, 2010
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