Three agencies work to dispose explosives in Box Butte County

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BOX BUTTE COUNTY, Neb. - (KNEP) - Three different police agencies safely dispose seventeen blasting caps found in a Box Butte County residence.

According to Nebraska State Patrol, Box Butte County Sheriff’s Office as well as Scottsbluff Police responded t o a shed where the caps were found. Officers rendered the devices safe after using a counter charge.

Lt. Jim DeFreece, Commander of the NSP bomb squad says if you ever find devices like this or any other device that may be explosive, you should contact local law enforcement immediately.