Suspicious packages removed from Shawnee neighborhood

07/13/2014 5:47 PM

07/13/2014 7:28 PM

Shawnee police closed the 5900 block of Wodland Drive briefly Sunday to remove suspicious packages that a homeowner thought may be small explosives.

Three devices found in a resident’s driveway and elsewhere were not explosive, police said.

The Olathe bomb squad used its robot to inspect the devices before removing them from the vicinity about 3:30 p.m. Authorities believe that juveniles were involved in making the devices.

| Rick Montgomery, rmontgomery@kcstar.com

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