USPS investigating after 3rd suspicious device found in Oakland CA collection mailbox

12/3/17 OAKLAND, Calif. (KGO) — A mail carrier in Oakland found a suspicious device inside a blue outgoing mailbox Saturday afternoon during a routine run.

The device was found inside a box at San Pablo Avenue and Stanford Street in Oakland. It was not mailed – presumably just dropped into the box.

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Oakland fire and police officials and federal inspectors responded, evacuating two blocks around the box. The Alameda County Bomb Squad deployed a robot.

“The sheriff’s department rendered the item left in the box safe and ATF agents collected all the evidence. We were at the crime scene until almost midnight last night,” Jeff Fitch with the U.S. Postal Inspection Service said.A mail carrier in Oakland found a suspicious device inside a blue outgoing mailbox Saturday afternoon during a routine run.

Source: USPS investigating after 3rd suspicious device found

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