Police in the East Bay say a man suspected of stalking his ex-girlfriend was arrested at a motel that had to be evacuated after officers found an apparent grenade in his room.
Residences in a Watsonville neighborhood were evacuated after an explosive device was found, police said.
A Stanford University professor arrested at Los Angeles International Airport for allegedly having a grenade in his luggage says he was returning from his late father’s home with the World War II-era souvenir.
San Leandro police and the Alameda County sheriff’s bomb squad were able to recover two grenades found earlier this week at a garbage collection facility.
Firefighters contained a grass fire that burned about 170 acres near the Santa Rita Jail in Dublin Tuesday afternoon and sent a plume of smoke into the sky that could be seen for miles.
The Santa Clara County sheriff’s bomb squad disposed of three World War II-era hand grenades found in a home near San Jose Thursday afternoon, a sheriff’s spokesman said.
A grenade found in a San Jose garage Friday afternoon was safely detonated and removed, according to police.
A hand grenade found by a man with a metal detector shut down a portion of San Francisco’s Golden Gate Park for more than two hours Thursday afternoon, police said.
The discovery of a possible grenade has prompted police to shut down part of San Francisco’s Portola neighborhood Monday afternoon, a police spokesman said.
The sheriff’s office served eight search warrants in connection with auto burglaries, attempted vehicle thefts and other crimes that occurred at Lake Berryessa on July 7, sheriff’s Capt. Tracey Stuart said.