SAN LUIS OBISPO, Calif.- San Luis Obispo Police say a small amount of substance, believed to be gunpowder and 14 firecrackers, was found inside a suspicious device responsible for shutting down streets in downtown San Luis Obispo last week.
The device was located near the entrance doors to a business in the 1300 block of Chorro on September 11. The Bomb Task Force was called out and upon further review, the device (utilizing the robot) was removed from its location.
This past weekend, the BTF dismantled the device and found the substance.
The investigation is ongoing. Anyone with information about this crime is encouraged to contact the Police Department or Crime Stoppers at (805) 549-STOP.
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