Military stumped by stolen box of armor-piercing grenades

(Source: Associated Press, June 15, 2021)

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — The green, metal box was stuffed inside a bright pink pillowcase and stashed in the bushes behind Christopher Zachery’s house. He hauled it out for a better look. Stenciled on the box: “Cartridges for weapons.” Inside were 30 armor-piercing grenades. Investigators determined the waylaid grenades were last seen eight month prior on an ammunition train that rolled out from Florida. This shipment was the responsibility of rail freight giant CSX Corp., which provided everything from locomotive and tracks to guards and engineers to the dozen or so rail yards where the train stopped along the way.

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Wednesday, June 16, 2021

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