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Odessa Bomb Squad Takes Care of Pipe Bomb, Grenade Found in Storage Facility

The Odessa Police Department has cleared the storage unit in the 5300 block of North Grandview and has rendered it safe.

Police say that bomb technicians had found a pipe bomb, a hand grenade and an unidentified object wrapped in electrical tape. All three items have been rendered safe and there is no danger.

The Narcotics/Vice Unit investigation continues.

Around 3:30PM, The Narcotics/Vice Unit of the Odessa Police Department was conducting a narcotics search warrant at the CubeSmart Self Storage Unit in the 5300 block of North Grandview.

During their search, police say they found what appeared to be a make shift pipe bomb. For safety and security, the investigators backed away and called for the bomb squad. Evacuations of nearby businesses were voluntary.

 

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