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Explosive device found in ditch

Posted on Wednesday, March 20, 2019 at 2:42 pm


UPDATE: 4:47 pm

Sheriff Shrum reports the IED has been disposed of by THP Spec Ops. “We managed to salvage some of the casing, shrapnel and powder in an effort to identify who or where it came from,” explained Shrum


An improvised explosive device was found today, March 20, 2019, in ditch on Daus Mountain Road (near Daus Mtn. Road and Tatesville). Grundy County Sheriff Clint Shrum says the inmate litter crew found the device. Tennessee Highway Patrol (THP) Special Operations has been sent to the scene to inspect and dispose of the device.

We will update this story as more information becomes available.