Riverside Police Department
Press Release


For Immediate Release

Date June 04, 2001
Contact Sergeant Dean Phaneuf
Phone (909) 320-8123
Fax (909) 320-8138


Suspicious Device Found on Eastside

Riverside, Ca-  Officers were called to a shopping center in the 3900 block of Chicago Avenue regarding a suspicious device. The call was received at about 1130 a.m., and members of the Departmentís Technical Services Unit were requested by the first officers on the scene.

An object appearing consistent with an improvised explosive device was examined and rendered safe at the scene.

The operation caused the temporary closure of one adjoining business, as well as a brief traffic closure on Chicago Avenue. No injuries, property damage, or arrests resulted from the incident.