(Eden, NC) -- Yesterday The Rockingham County Sheriff's Office, along with the Greensboro Police Department Bomb Squad, responded to 230 Parker Road in Eden after receiving information that dynamite had been buried behind the residence. This information was provided by a confidential source.
A search of the area was conducted by the Rockingham County Sheriff's Office and the Greensboro Police Department. Greensboro Police Department utilized an explosive detecting canine to aid in the search. Dynamite was located in a recently cleared field behind the residence. The dynamite was safely destroyed by means of detonation by the Greensboro Police Department Bomb Squad.
The detonation occurred around 2:30pm. Leaksville Fire Department was called in prior to the detonation as a precautionary measure.