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Mailboxes destroyed by explosive devices

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news Brainerd, 56401
Brainerd MN 506 James St. / PO Box 974 56401

Two mailboxes in Crow Wing County were destroyed Thursday and Friday from explosive devices, the Crow Wing County Sheriff’s Department reported.

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A mailbox on the 7000 block of Wetherbee Road was reported damaged at 9:39 a.m. Friday. The other mailbox was reported damaged at 8:06 a.m. Thursday on the 8000 block of Crow Wing County Road 123.

A partial explosive device was recovered from the mailbox on Wetherbee Road. It was a small device made with plastic tubing and end caps, the sheriff’s department reported.

County deputies and the bomb squad technician are conducting an investigation.

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