Pipe Bomb Found in Florence

FLORENCE, Ore. — A live pipe bomb was deactivated in Florence Wednesday¬†after a citizen found it and handed it to a volunteer police officer. Florence Interim Police Chief Lynn F. Lamm said a volunteer auxiliary police officer was filling up her police car with gas when a woman walked up with a live, fused pipe … Continue reading »

Inmate Tries To Smuggle Pipe Bomb

EUGENE, Ore. — The Lane County Sheriff’s Office says a Springfield inmate tried to smuggle a pipe bomb into a crew truck Tuesday afternoon. The LCSO says a deputy searching a road-crew truck discovered a suspicious device inside of a backpack belonging to one of the offenders. It says the backpack was smuggled onto the … Continue reading »