Oct 13 2011

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Dud grenades cause trouble

Dud grenades were found on an RV, on the Island, reportedly owned by James Baxter. (Cameron County Pct.1 Constable’s Office photo)

Staff Writer

Cameron County Pct. 1 Constables discovered an RV on the shoreline at Beach Access 6 with a grenade attached to the door.

The Brownsville SWAT team and bomb squad was called to the scene to investigate the bomb, Constable Horacio Zamora said.

After a perimeter was established, a robot was sent in to disarm the bomb. It was found to be a dud. Two others were located on the premises as well as security cameras and a shot barreled riffle.

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