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Hand Grenade Safely Disposed Of

(La Porte County, IN) - A La Porte County man found what turned out to be an old hand grenade in his house.


Officers were called Friday afternoon to Bootjack Road near Rolling Prairie.  According to police, the man had no idea he was living with a hand grenade until finding it in his mother in-law’s bedroom.  She said the hand grenade was a keepsake from World War II and it belonged to her brother, according to police. 


The hand grenade, in the house for several years, was taken to the La Porte County Fairgrounds

and safety detonated.

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