PRESS RELEASE
City of Woodland Public Safety
1000 Lincoln Ave.
Woodland, CA 95695
Phone: 530-661-7800
Fax: 530-662-5377


5/14/2013

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
PRESS RELEASE #13-002775
Subject :

SUSPICIOUS BOX AT SCHOOL
Box was found to be harmless
Contact :Dave Krause, Patrol Corporal, Woodland Police Department    530 661-7800
    david.krause@cityofwoodland.org
Steve Guthrie, Professional Standards Sergeant, Woodland Police Department    530 661-7800
steven.guthrie@cityofwoodland.org
 On Tuesday, May 14, 2013, at approximately 8:17 A.M. staff at Prairie Elementary School, 1444 Stetson Street, discovered a box on the ground outside a classroom.  The box's origin and contents were unknown.  Woodland police officers responded to the school and several classrooms were evacuated.  The Yolo County Explosive Ordinance Disposal Team responded and X-rayed the box.  It was discovered that the box contained personal papers and was not a threat to the safety of anyone in the area. 

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