State Police Recover Explosive Device

Truth or Consequences – State police have recovered a military explosive after a traffic stop in Truth or Consequences.

The state police's explosive ordnance officers were alerted Monday after a a request for assistance from the T or C Police Department. The explosive was seized during a traffic stop.

State police say the town's police officer found the ordnance and secured it until the state police team arrived and store the explosive away for destruction.

State police say the ordnance was "similar to what is used in the M-203 grenade launcher.

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