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Bomb Squad Called Due to Suspicious Package at Community Services Agency

Courtesy of Stanislaus County Sheriff's Department

The bomb squad was called to assist Turlock police with a suspicious device found at the Stanislaus County Community Services Agency.

At 8:16 a.m, a call was made by a security guard about a suspicious package, according to Turlock Police Department Public Information Officer Mayra Lewis.

Individuals were evacuated from the building, and traffic was being diverted away from the scene at the Lander Avenue and Main Street intersection.

The bomb squad arrived at the scene at approximately 9:30 a.m.

The Stanislaus County Sheriff's Department Bomb Team arrived to assist Turlock Police with the reported suspicious device.

Officer Lewis noted that the package was determined to not be an explosive device or a danger to the public. It was identified as a suitcase with ophthalmic equipment.

By 11:18 a.m., the evacuation was lifted.

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