Bomb and arson detectives were called to the Chino Hills Police Department Tuesday morning after a woman brought an incendiary device to the station.
The woman, a resident of Montclair, brought the incendiary device to the police station at 14077 Peyton Drive at 9:10 a.m. after finding it in an unincorporated area of Montclair, said Deputy B. Gomez.
Deputies noticed a pull-pin and contacted bomb and arson detectives who removed it from the station, blocked off the area, and determined it was just a smoke device.
“Deputies observed the device, and out of an abundance of caution, the immediate area was cleared and the Specialized Enforcement Division, Bomb and Arson Detail, responded,” Deputy Gomez said. “Bomb and Arson detectives rendered the device safe and removed it from the area.”
Deputy Gomez added residents who find an incendiary device should leave it where it was found and immediately call law enforcement. Chino Hills Police Department can be reached at 364-2000; Chino Police Department’s number is 628-1234.