Bomb Squad Finds Crockpot Full of Old Ammo, Shell Cases Outside RS Business

Bomb Squad Finds Crockpot Full of Old Ammo, Shell Cases Outside RS Business

The Sweetwater Bomb Squad worked quickly to secure the downtown area this morning to check on a suspicious package. Sweetwater Bomb Squad Facebook photo

ROCK SPRINGS — Broadway in downtown Rock Springs was closed to local traffic for a couple hours earlier this morning while the Sweetwater Bomb Squad investigated a suspicious package.

According to the Rock Springs Police Department (RSPD), who aided in closing downtown off to traffic, as of 1 p.m. “the area has been cleared with no threat to the public.”

“The suspicious package turned out to be a crockpot full of old ammunition and brass shell cases left outside of a business,” according to a RSPD Facebook post.

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The Sweetwater Bomb Squad responded quickly, secured the scene, and took care of the suspicious package.