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Monday 04/18/2022 12:36 PM - Suspicious Devices

Contact: Tony Cipolla
Phone: (805) 781-4547
Type of Incident: Suspicious Devices
Date and Time of Incident: 4-17-22, Approximately 11:20 PM
Place of Occurrence: San Luis Obispo County Regional Airport, 975 Airport Drive, San Luis Obispo
Victim Information: N/A
Suspect Information: N/A
Details of News Release: On 4-17-22, the Sheriff's Office received a report of two suspicious devices located in the public restroom at the San Luis Obispo County Regional Airport. The airport was immediately evacuated as a precaution. Members of the San Luis Obispo County Bomb Task Force identified the devices as inert practice mortars and there was no threat to the public. The items were recovered and a search of the airport was conducted. The public and airport employees were allowed back into the airport approximately 30 minutes later. Detectives are continuing to investigate this incident.

Prepared By: tcipolla
Released: Monday 04/18/2022 12:36 PM