Traverse City Record-Eagle

Archive: Monday

December 2, 2013

Authorities investigate 'suspicious device'

GRAWN — Cherry Growers, Inc. is offering a reward for information about a "suspicious device" that brought the bomb squad to its main office.

Grand Traverse sheriff's deputies were dispatched this morning to the 6331 U.S. 31 building on a report of a suspicious device. They received assistance from the state police bomb squad and the FBI. A Traverse City police explosive detection dog was also utilized.

Authorities did not release any details about the device, saying only they were still investigating whether or not it was a bomb.

Members of the public with information may call the sheriff's department at 995-5002 or anonymously at 231-947-TIPS.

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