Explosive Device Discovered in Treasure Valley Car Dealership
Less than a week after an explosive device killed 22 people at an Ariana Grande concert in Manchester, an Idaho car dealership narrowly avoided a similar catastrophe.
At Hum Motors in Caldwell, an explosive device was discovered in a vehicle brought into the dealership by a tow truck. The vehicle was placed into the detailing shop, when an employee discovered a mysterious device behind the driver's seat. Hum Motors owner Scott Emry explains:
When my guys started cleaning it out that's when he discovered it. I wasn't sure what it was. I did what you shouldn't do I picked it up and looked at it.
Luckily, Nampa PD's bomb squad arrived shortly after and removed the device without incident. Corporal Dallas Weaver of Nampa PD says that while it may seem far fetched, this kind of threat needs to be taken seriously in Idaho:
ou know we might be a small and growing community but we always have to be aware of the possibility that this can happen.
We're happy to report that no customers or employees of Hum Motors were injured.