Update: Rose Garden suspicious device call

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October 09, 2009 21:24


The Explosive Disposal Unit for the Portland Police Bureau has finished the call at the Rose Garden Arena. The suspicious device in the bathroom was not any type of hazardous device. The investigation continues to determine who placed the plastic pipe in the facility.

Sgt. Mike Marshman

At approximately 6:00 pm this evening, Portland Police Officers responded to the Rose Garden Arena on a suspicious object inside one of the rest rooms. Officers called the Explosives Disposal Unit in order to have that team investigate the suspicious object. At this time, the Explosives Disposal Unit is handling the situation and I will send updates on the resolution of this call shortly.

Sgt. Mike Marshman


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