Seymour Police Department Finds Explosive Devices During Search Of Home

(SEYMOUR) – On Thursday at approximately 11:22 a.m. Sgt. Ryan Huddleston and officer Armando Pasillas with the Seymour Police Department responded to the 800 block of South Lynn Street to assist the Jackson County Probation Department on a probation search.

During the search of the residence, police found one homemade explosive device, one simulator trap whistling device, and one simulator projectile ground burst device.

Officers then cleared the residence and made the immediate area safe.

Although two of the items were training devices, they were still listed as explosives. One of the devices could have been compared to approximately a half a stick of dynamite.

Officers requested the Columbus Police Department’s Bomb Squad who safely removed the devices from the residence and they were properly disposed of.

The individual at the location cooperated with police and at no time was the public in any immediate danger.

The investigation is ongoing.