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Live grenade found in Watsonville home

Published On: Aug 06 2014 09:59:13 AM CDT   Updated On: Jul 20 2014 02:00:00 AM CDT

Hand grenade found inside Watsonville home


Watsonville Police closed the 300 block of Palm Avenue around 2:00 pm Saturday from Lincoln Street to Jefferson Street after a homeowner reported finding a live hand grenade.

The homeowner called police and reporting finding the device while cleaning.

Nearby homes were evacuated and the street was closed for public safety and a military crew went to take custody of the device.