Suspicious device found at USD campus deemed harmless
SAN DIEGO (CNS) - A suspicious device found on the University of San Diego campus Saturday prompted a visit from police and the bomb squad, but it was rendered safe, police and fire officials said.
A cylindrical device with batteries and wires attached was found in a dorm room on the campus off Linda Vista Road near Via Las Cumbres and university safety personnel called the San Diego Fire-Rescue Department, agency spokesman Maurice Luque said.
The bomb squad was dispatched to the scene about 1:15 p.m., according to an SDFRD dispatcher.
San Diego police were called to assist USD's Department of Public Safety, which led the investigation, according to Officer Frank Cali.
The device was rendered safe about 4 p.m., Luque said. No injuries or damage were reported, Cali said.
Thursday, May 23 2013 5:14 PM EDT2013-05-23 21:14:43 GMT
A man who opened fire on vehicles on State Route 163 during the morning commute more than two years ago, was convicted Thursday of four counts.
A man who opened fire on vehicles on State Route 163 during the morning commute more than two years ago, wounding a college student and damaging the car of another motorist, was convicted Thursday of four counts.