Bomb squad safely destroys 2 pipe bombs near Monclova Twp. home - WFXG FOX 54 - News Now

Bomb squad safely destroys 2 pipe bombs near Monclova Twp. home

MONCLOVA TOWNSHIP, OH (Toledo News Now) -

A bomb squad had to destroy two pipe bombs found in the front yard of a Monclova Township home Friday. No one was hurt in the incident.

The Sheriff's Office says they received a call to the home in the 5100 block of Lose Road Friday morning. When deputies arrived, they found a suspicious package and called the bomb squad.

Sgt. Joseph Gorney says two pipe bombs were found and destroyed safely at the scene by the bomb squad. Officials would not say what the two bombs were made of, but they did confirm the bombs were never live.

Gorney says a person who lives in the home is being harassed by an unknown person or group of people. He also says someone placed fliers for a Klu Klux Klan rally Saturday all over the home in a previous incident. The homeowner is not affiliated with the Klu Klux Klan, according to police.

"Somebody went and put fliers around saying there is going to be a KKK rally here. Actually, the rally is supposed to be tomorrow. This guy has nothing to do with the KKK," said Gorney.

Sgt. Gorney says the scene has been cleared. The Sheriff's Department is investigating the case and is asking for any helpful tips from the public. 

Monclova Elementary School is located about 2 miles from the scene. The school was never on lockdown, but sent an alert to parents letting them know about the situation. School officials kept students indoors for recess, but say children were never in danger.

Mobile users, click on the "Video" button in the app to watch this story. Download our app here.

Copyright 2013 Toledo News Now. All rights reserved.

  • More on WFXG.comMore>>

  • CONNECT WITH US

    CONNECT WITH US

    LIKE us on Facebook - Follow us on Twitter -  Get Text & Email Alerts - Download our Apps - Send us photos & videoMore >>
    LIKE us on Facebook - Follow us on Twitter -  Get Text & Email Alerts - Download our Apps - Send us photos & videoMore >>
  • NEWSMore>>

  • Dem, GOP leaders get classified briefings on Russia probe

    Dem, GOP leaders get classified briefings on Russia probe

    Thursday, May 24 2018 12:42 AM EDT2018-05-24 04:42:28 GMT
    Thursday, May 24 2018 5:15 PM EDT2018-05-24 21:15:04 GMT
    (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin). In this May 23, 2018, photo, President Donald Trump speaks to the media before boarding the Marine One helicopter on the South Lawn of the White House in Washington. Two House lawmakers who are allies of President Donald Tr...(AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin). In this May 23, 2018, photo, President Donald Trump speaks to the media before boarding the Marine One helicopter on the South Lawn of the White House in Washington. Two House lawmakers who are allies of President Donald Tr...

    A briefing Thursday about classified documents will be for just two Republican House members, both Trump allies, as Trump and his supporters in Congress press for information on the outside informant.

    More >>

    A briefing Thursday about classified documents will be for just two Republican House members, both Trump allies, as Trump and his supporters in Congress press for information on the outside informant.

    More >>
  • Trump awards Medal of Honor to Navy SEAL in Afghan assault

    Trump awards Medal of Honor to Navy SEAL in Afghan assault

    Thursday, May 24 2018 3:12 PM EDT2018-05-24 19:12:14 GMT
    Thursday, May 24 2018 5:05 PM EDT2018-05-24 21:05:02 GMT
    (AP Photo/Susan Walsh). President Donald Trump stands with Master Chief Special Warfare Operator Britt K. Slabinski during a ceremony to award him the Medal of Honor in the East Room of the White House in Washington, Thursday, May 24, 2018. Slabinski o...(AP Photo/Susan Walsh). President Donald Trump stands with Master Chief Special Warfare Operator Britt K. Slabinski during a ceremony to award him the Medal of Honor in the East Room of the White House in Washington, Thursday, May 24, 2018. Slabinski o...
    President Donald Trump has awarded the Medal of Honor to a Navy SEAL who oversaw a daring assault and rescue mission on a snowy Afghanistan mountaintop in 2002.More >>
    President Donald Trump has awarded the Medal of Honor to a Navy SEAL who oversaw a daring assault and rescue mission on a snowy Afghanistan mountaintop in 2002.More >>
  • Probe: Missile that downed MH17 came from Russia-based unit

    Probe: Missile that downed MH17 came from Russia-based unit

    Thursday, May 24 2018 5:32 AM EDT2018-05-24 09:32:04 GMT
    Thursday, May 24 2018 5:04 PM EDT2018-05-24 21:04:54 GMT
    The passenger jet was headed from Amsterdam to Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, when it was was blown out of the sky over eastern Ukraine on July 17, 2014. All 298 passengers and crew were killed. (Source: CNN)The passenger jet was headed from Amsterdam to Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, when it was was blown out of the sky over eastern Ukraine on July 17, 2014. All 298 passengers and crew were killed. (Source: CNN)

    An international team of investigators say that detailed analysis of video images has established that the Buk missile that brought down Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 nearly four years ago came from a Russia-based...

    More >>

    An international team of investigators say that detailed analysis of video images has established that the Buk missile that brought down Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 nearly four years ago came from a Russia-based military unit.

    More >>
Powered by Frankly