Live grenade found on East 1st Street in Russellville


On Aug. 24, 2015, the Russellville Police Department (RPD) responded to East 1st Street in Russellville in reference to a possible live grenade located by a Mr. Prater.

The caller reported that they located the ordinance while cleaning out a house in Cadiz. When they reportedly arrived back in Russellville, they were going through some items recovered from the home, when they came across the grenade and called the police.

The RPD called Ft. Campbell’s EOD team who came and disposed of the live munition.

The RPD was also assisted by the Russellville Fire Department at the scene and for the explosive disposal. Investigating Officer was M. Reeser.

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