CONESUS — The Livingston County Bomb Squad Unit along with the F.B.I. was called to a Pucker Street home to remove commercial explosives from the residence after a woman’s ex-husband left them there three years ago.
According to a press release from Livingston County Sheriff Thomas Dougherty, Deputies responded to a report of explosives found in the garage by the homeowner this past Tuesday. Apparently the homeowner was cleaning out the garage when she found the commercial explosives inside a filing cabinet. It’s believed that her Ex-Husband, who had a demolition business, had left the explosives behind when he moved out three years ago.
There were no injuries or any damage caused by the destruction of the explosives, and there were no tickets issued. Additionally responding to the scene as The Monroe County Sheriff’s Office Bomb Squad Unit and the Federal Bureau Of Investigation Bomb Technician Unit worked together to safely destroy the 25 pounds of commercial grade explosives.
Investigating into the incident was Deputy Ryan Swanson, Deputy Michael Williams, Deputy Nicholas Truax, Investigator Bradley Schneider, Sergeant Joseph Breu, the Monroe County Sheriff’s Office Bomb Squad and the F.B.I. Bomb Technician Unit.