Smoke grenade found in restroom at Viejas Casino
Casino located at 5000 Willows Road, Alpine
Last Updated: 81 days ago
VIEJAS INDIAN RESERVATION - A military smoke grenade was found in a restroom garbage can at the Viejas Casino Saturday and it is still under investigation.
The grenade was spotted and phoned in at about 2:21 p.m. Saturday at the casino located at 5000 Willows Road in Alpine, San Diego County sheriff's Detective Arnold Van Lingen said.
"An employee of the casino had located what appeared to be some type of grenade that was left by someone in a trash can in one of the restrooms," Van Lingen said. "After securing the area, sheriff's Bomb/Arson Unit was contacted and responded.”
"The suspicious device was a military smoke grenade."
Van Lingen said it is unknown who left the smoke grenade and that there were no threats made toward the casino.
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