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Incident Report for Case #2018-320081

Incident Type


Incident Date

08/19/2018 - 4:25 PM


1900 block of Christine Lane


Madison Police were contacted by a resident in the 1900 block of Christine Lane, on the City of Madison's East side, regarding a 'bomb' that had been thrown into the back yard.  The resident discovered a 2 liter bottle filled with an unknown white substance and sealed with electrical tape in the yard early this afternoon. Several Officers, along with the Madison Fire Department responded, and the immediate area around the home was secured.  After consultation with HAZMAT, the item was determined to not be a 'bomb.' MFD removed the item and the scene has been released.

Released 08/19/2018 at 5:40 PM by Sgt. Nicholas Ellis

The location shown is approximate & may not be accurate.