Riverside Police Department
Press Release


For Immediate Release

Date July 5, 2002
Contact Sergeant Steve Johnson 
Phone (909) 351-6099
Fax (909) 351-6038


Suspicious Item Found on Bus

Riverside, Ca-  A bus driver with the Riverside Transit Authority contacted her supervisor this morning after finding an item a passenger left on the bus. The supervisor believed the item might have been an explosive device and brought it to the Orange Street Police Station.

 The Riverside Police Departmentís Explosive Ordinance Detail responded and determined the item was not an explosive device.

 During the investigation, vehicular and pedestrian traffic was temporarily redirected to insure the publicís safety. No one was injured and no buildings were evacuated during the incident.