Suspicious device found in Santa Clara deemed safe, police say

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By Yosi Yahoudai
Founder and Managing Partner

A portion of Monroe Street was closed in Santa Clara on Wednesday night as police investigated a suspicious device found in the area.

Police said at around 7:46 p.m., a community member reported to them about a suspicious device that was found in the area of Monroe Street between Deborah Drive and Billings.

Police were asking the public to avoid the area.

But just after 11 p.m., Santa Clara police said the area was reopened after the Santa Clara County Sheriff’s Office Bomb Squad inspected the device and they determined it posed “no threat to public safety.”

Final Update: The roadways have reopened after the Santa Clara County Sheriff’s Office Bomb Squad inspected the suspicious device and determined it posed no threat to public safety.

— Santa Clara Police (@SantaClaraPD) June 13, 2024

At 7:46 p.m., a community member reported a suspicious device in the area of Monroe between Deborah/Billings. Out of an abundance of caution, we requested assistance from SCCSO to assist in our investigation, they are currently on scene. Roadways are still closed.

— Santa Clara Police (@SantaClaraPD) June 13, 2024

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About the Author
Yosi Yahoudai is a founder and the managing partner of J&Y. His practice is comprised primarily of cases involving automobile and motorcycle accidents, but he also represents people in premises liability lawsuits, including suits alleging dangerous conditions of public property, third-party criminal conduct, and intentional torts. He also has expertise in cases involving product defects, dog bites, elder abuse, and sexual assault. He earned his Bachelor of Arts from the University of California and is admitted to practice in all California State Courts, and the United States District Court for the Southern District of California. If you have any questions about this article, you can contact Yosi by clicking here.